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Top Influencers: 58 UK Executive Vice President’s To Follow in 2022

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer role. We have selected these Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Britta Bomhard

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer @ Church & Dwight, Co

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Simon Vincent

Executive Vice President, Hilton and President of Europe Middle East and Africa @ Hilton Worldwide

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Gavin Howe

Executive Vice President, Human Resources @ Elsevier

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Gavin Howe is Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Elsevier. He led the successful integration of the Harcourt businesses into Reed Elsevier and led the sale of and transfer of the Harcourt college business to Thomson Reuters. Previously, he was Chief Operations Officer at Elsevier and CEO of the Reed Elsevier Technology Group based in Boston. Having joined Elsevier in 1998, Gavin’s responsibilities have included central marketing, social sciences and economics publishing, IT, production and customer services. For the 15 years prior to joining Elsevier, he worked for another Reed Elsevier company, Reed Business Information in Marketing, Publishing and Electronic Publishing. Gavin rose to be a divisional MD at Reed Business Information and joined the board in 1993. Gavin started his publishing career in Journalism, becoming an editor of a Yachting Magazine. Learn more about Gavin Howe on Crunchbase…

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology. Read more aboutElsevier on Crunchbase…

Kelly Kowal

Executive Vice President, Farfetch Platform Solutions (FPS) @ Farfetch

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As Managing Director of Farfetch Black & White, Kelly’s role is focused on leading her team to build revolutionary multi-channel e-commerce solutions and operating e-commerce sites for luxury brands and retailers. Kelly sits on the Farfetch Executive Board. Kelly joined Farfetch in 2010 to build and lead all digital marketing initiatives including customer acquisition, retention and engagement. Within her time at Farfetch, she also led the international growth and development strategy, overseeing expansion and localisation for all markets. Kelly’s background is in internet marketing and e-commerce, with her experience spanning over 15 years. Learn more about Kelly Kowal on Crunchbase…

Farfetch is an online luxury fashion retail platform. Read more aboutFarfetch on Crunchbase…

Asit Mehra

Executive Vice President @ Omnicom Group

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Asit is responsible for growing some of Omnicom’s key client relationships. He is tasked with developing and delivering bespoke “Screen to Shelf” solutions for clients that leverage the scale and creativity of Omnicom’s individual agencies, creating new, more effective ways of engaging with large global clients and ultimately their consumers. Asit has been with Omnicom for almost nine years, before which he spent 18 years at the Interpublic Group, where he held a variety of roles, ranging from running large multinational businesses, regions and offices. Asit is a true citizen of the world, having grown up and worked on both sides of the Atlantic and Asia. Learn more about Asit Mehra on Crunchbase…

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Martin Froggatt

Executive Vice President – Abercrombie & Kent USA @ Abercrombie & Kent

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Hubert Patricot

Executive Vice President and President, European Group @ Coca-Cola Enterprises

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David Montgomery

Executive Vice President and President, @ Tempur Sealy

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David Montgomery joined Tempur Sealy International in February 2003 and serves as Executive Vice President and President of International Operations, with responsibilities including marketing and sales. From 2001 to November 2002, Mr. Montgomery was employed by Rubbermaid, Inc., where he served as President of Rubbermaid Europe. From 1988 to 2001, Mr. Montgomery held various management positions at Black & Decker Corporation, most recently as Vice President of Black & Decker Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Montgomery received his B.A. degree, with honors, from L’ Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Reims, France and Middlesex Polytechnic, London. Learn more about David Montgomery on Crunchbase…

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Mark Wenham

Executive Vice President @ Multi Packaging Solutions

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Mark Wenham was appointed to the position of Executive Vice-President at Multi Packaging Solutions in November 2014. Mark has responsibility for all European operations dedicated to the Healthcare market. Previously Mark served as managing director for Chesapeake’s UK, Ireland and Asia healthcare operations and has been with the company for 18 years. He has thorough understanding of the business through a variety of roles including responsibility for its Benelux sites and a management period in the U.S. A lithographic printer by training, Mark has worked for over 33 years in the print and packaging sector. During his tenure, Mark has directed the business through a period of strong growth and he has overseen an unprecedented investment program resulting in new equipment at every location. Learn more about Mark Wenham on Crunchbase…

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Giora Salita

Executive Vice President, Business Development and M&A @ Etrion

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Mr. Salita has over 15 years of executive experience in the renewable energy, technology and private equity sectors. Prior to joining Etrion, Mr. Salita was one of the founding members of Sunray Renewable Energy Ltd., a leading solar power developer in Europe and the Middle East that was acquired by SunPower Corporation, a leading U.S. solar energy company, in 2010. Subsequently, Mr. Salita held the position of Vice President Utility Power Plants International at SunPower, where he led the marketing, sales and business development teams responsible for project development, engineering, procurement and construction of utility-scale solar parks. Mr. Salita graduated from the Warwick Business School with a bachelor’s degree in management sciences and attended the development program for owners/directors at INSEAD Business School in France. Learn more about Giora Salita on Crunchbase…

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Olivier Robert-Murphy

Executive Vice President @ Universal Music Group

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Jurgen Heppe

Executive Vice President @ Standard Bank

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Jurgen is an Executive Vice President with Standard Bank Group. He has over 20 years investment banking experience, including 17 years focused on telecoms and media transactions. He has led multiple public and private capital raising and M&A transactions in developed and emerging markets, involving both strategic and financial investors. Clients have included MTN, Orange, Telefonica, Vivendi, Telenor, Telenet, Eutelsat, Batelco, Econet, Celtel, De Agostini, Prior to joining Standard Bank Group, Jurgen was with Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Jurgen graduated from London Business School with a Master in Finance degree. Learn more about Jurgen Heppe on Crunchbase…

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Blair Robertson

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President @ TVSquared

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Blair is a seasoned data scientist and visualization guru with a background in Artificial Intelligence. He has spent the past 13 years helping global companies improve decision-making and product development through the application of analytics. As TVSquared’s CTO, Blair is an expert in a range of statistical techniques such as data modeling, signal processing and machine learning, which he and his team deploy to continually improve the company’s technology platform. Throughout his career, Blair has focused on presenting complex technical concepts in an easy-to-consume, business-friendly way and has a reputation for designing analytic products that are highly visual and intuitive. Previous engagements have included time as principal analyst at Sumerian, where he led analytic engagements with dozens of the world’s largest companies. Blair has also acted as a private consultant for a wide-variety of data-driven companies in financial services, utilities and hi-tech, and as a financial technology consultant with Accenture Plc. Learn more about Blair Robertson on Crunchbase…

TVSquared is the global leader in TV attribution. Read more aboutTVSquared on Crunchbase…

Andrew Dyson

Executive Vice President & Head of Global Distribution @ Affiliated Managers Group

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Andrew Dyson joined AMG in 2011 as Executive Vice President responsible for managing the Company’s global distribution business. Prior to joining AMG, Dyson served as Head of BlackRock’s Global Institutional Client Business, following the merger of BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors. In prior roles at BlackRock and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), Dyson held senior distribution positions, including Head of the International Institutional Business, and, before that, Head of the Institutional Business for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Prior to joining MLIM, Dyson was Head of U.S. Multinational Investment Consulting for William M. Mercer, and also served as Head of U.K. Pension Fund Investment Consulting for the firm. Dyson is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. He earned an M.A. degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University. Learn more about Andrew Dyson on Crunchbase…

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Mohamed Dabbour

CEO Millicom Africa & Executive Vice President @ Millicom Systems

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Mohamed was appointed as Executive Vice President Africa for Millicom on February 1st 2017. In his role he is responsible for ensuring profitable growth and cash flow for Millicom Africa. Mohamed joined Millicom in 2008 and has held a broad variety of roles in the Africa region, including Chief Financial Officer in Chad in 2009 and Chief Financial Officer in Ghana in 2011. Most recently he was appointed Chief Financial Officer for the Africa region in August 2015. Mohamed holds an Executive MBA degree from London Business School. Learn more about Mohamed Dabbour on Crunchbase…

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Kent McCammon

Executive Vice President of Corporate Development @ PRA Group

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Kent is responsible for the company’s global development including mergers and acquisitions. He was appointed to his current role in 2015. Prior to that he was responsible for global strategy and business development and directed PRA’s fee-for-service businesses. He joined the company in 2007 as senior vice president, strategy and business development from Shamrock Holdings, the investment arm of the Disney family, where he was managing director. While at Shamrock from 2004 to 2007, he helped raise $1.25 billion to fund activist investments in publicly traded companies. Prior to Shamrock, Kent conducted business development for Trader Publishing, LLC in the Trader Ventures group from 2003 to 2004. From 1995 to 2003, Kent directed equity research and capital management for Atlantic Capital Management and Scott & Stringfellow. He was an associate at Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., from 1994 to 1995, and started his finance career as an analyst in New York at Smith Barney Inc. in the early 1990s. Kent has an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. Learn more about Kent McCammon on Crunchbase…

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Siddharth Parashar

Executive Vice President and Global Head of Client Relationship Management @ Firstsource

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Siddharth Parashar leads the Global Client Relationships for Customer Management Business at Firstsource. In this role, he has overall responsibility for the company’s revenue growth across all industry verticals, products, service lines and geographies. Siddharth is focused on strengthening the business development strategy in line with client needs and expectations, working closely with business leaders to build strategic partnerships and grow the business with existing and new clients. Siddharth has been with Firstsource since 2004. Siddharth has held several leadership roles within the company, and he has spearheaded the Financial Services practice in the UK and multiple client operations across the Banking Financial Services and Insurance verticals. Siddharth has 20 years of experience in the Business Process Outsourcing ranging from Migration, Operations and Client Relationship Management. Prior to joining Firstsource, Siddharth has worked with GE Capital and Ocwen Financial Services in various management positions in the US and Asia. Learn more about Siddharth Parashar on Crunchbase…

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John Higson

Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin America @ Avon Products

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John Higson is Executive Vice President of Avon’s Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Latin America (LATAM) regions. He has been responsible for end-to-end operations across EMEA since 2012, and assumed leadership of LATAM in January 2016. Mr. Higson is also a member of the Executive Committee. From 2014 through 2015, Mr. Higson served as Head of Global Field Operations, providing assessment and advisory support to the sales teams in Avon’s top 12 markets. Prior to this role, Mr. Higson was Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Operations. Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Global Direct Selling and Business Model Innovation, with responsibility for leading and developing Avon’s initiatives and strategies for its direct-selling channel. Mr. Higson has also served as: Senior Vice President, Central & Eastern Europe; General Manager, Avon Poland; Head of Global Sales Development; and General Manager, Avon Hungary. Mr. Higson joined Avon U.K. in 1985 as a management Associate. He went on to hold the positions of Division Manager, Sales Planner and Regional Director before his appointment as General Manager, Avon Hungary in 1993. Mr. Higson studied Economics and Public Policy at the University of Leeds. Learn more about John Higson on Crunchbase…

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Chris Silcock

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer @ Hilton Worldwide

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Richard Lagani

Executive Vice President @ MMRGlobal

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Chris Wakely

Executive Vice President, Global Enterprise @ Benify

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Chris Wakely has been working in global benefits technology for the last 15 years. He has seen the changes taking place both in insurance provision and the increasing importance of the employee experience. He is based out of the Benify London office. Learn more about Chris Wakely on Crunchbase…

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Ian Wilson

Executive Vice President @ Amcor

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Ian Wilson is an Executive Vice President – Strategy and Development at Amcor. Learn more about Ian Wilson on Crunchbase…

Amcor is a provider of packaging solutions in Australia, Western Europe, North America. Read more aboutAmcor on Crunchbase…

Dan Harrington

Executive Vice President, Consulting & Support Services @ Teradata

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Dan Harrington is executive vice president of consulting and support services for Teradata, reporting to Vic Lund. He is responsible for leading the global consulting organization focused on helping customers architect, implement and manage the analytic ecosystem, including Teradata products on premises, in the cloud, and open-source technologies. In addition, he guides the customer services organization as they deliver world-class support to customers around the globe, and the development of analytical business solutions. Dan has experience in all facets of the business, including sales, services, marketing and engineering and has held multiple leadership roles, including head of Teradata’s international sales and services organization, research and development and worldwide marketing. Dan started his career with NCR Corporation in 1985 in Dallas, Texas as a sales person, eventually becoming district sales manager for major commercial accounts. In 1991, he was appointed director of marketing for the U.S. communications industry. In 1993, he took on responsibility for NCR’s global expansion into the communications industry as assistant vice president for Worldwide Communications Industry Marketing. In 1994, he became vice president, Teradata Product Management, and in 1995 he was appointed vice president, Worldwide Teradata Marketing, where he helped successfully guide the company’s growth in data warehousing. Three years later he was named vice president, Worldwide Marketing for Teradata’s computer business. His European assignment began in 1999 when he was appointed area manager of Teradata Northern Europe and subsequently Dan became vice president of sales for Teradata Europe. During his assignment, the region achieved major growth in sales, profitability and new strategic customers. In 2005, he returned to the U.S. to head up Teradata’s Global Customer Services business and continued to hold positions of increasing responsibility. Based in Rancho Bernardo, CA, Dan earned a Master’s degree in business management and graduated with distinction from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Angelo State University, graduating summa cum laude. Learn more about Dan Harrington on Crunchbase…

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Sam Yardley

Executive Vice President, North America @ Two Circles

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@RandA Confirmed: record-breaking 235,000 crowd for @TheOpen 2017 and record advance ticket sales. Full story: https://www.theopen.com/News/News/2017/07/The-146th-Open-at-Royal-Birkdale-sets-record-breaking-attendance

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Since joining Two Circles, Sam has led a number of projects for professional clubs and governing bodies, both in the UK and increasingly internationally, helping them grow commercial revenue across ticketing, membership, retail and hospitality. Sam has fused his passion for sport with his background as a strategy consultant at Accenture, where he worked with a range of multinational companies, government ministries, and start-ups, and learnt how to make a mean spreadsheet. Sam definitely makes a better fist of watching sport than participating in it. Recent career highlights include the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, the Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, and finally seeing England beat a southern hemisphere side at Twickenham. Just don’t mention the last Ashes tour. Learn more about Sam Yardley on Crunchbase…

Two Circles is a sports marketing agency based in London. Read more aboutTwo Circles on Crunchbase…

Gerard Penning

Executive Vice President Human Resources Downstream @ Shell Oil Company

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James Cullens

Executive Vice President Human Resources @ SNC Lavalin

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James Prudhomme

Executive Vice President, International @ Index Exchange

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Sandrine Deveaux

Executive Vice President, Store of the Future @ Farfetch

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Sandrine is at the helm of Farfetch’s retail innovation vision ‘Store of the Future’ and is responsible for developing, executing and rolling out new, in-store technologies across Farfetch’s community of retail partners. Under Deveaux’s leadership, her team are focused on developing a pioneering mix of technology that will shape the retail experience of the future. Deveaux’s marketing, omni-channel and e-commerce expertise was honed in her previous roles at Harvey Nichols as multi-channel director and director of marketing and e-commerce at Matchesfashion.com. Sandrine also previously held roles at AOL and Bloomberg Media. Deveaux graduated from French business school ISC and holds a master’s degree in technology from ESSEC. Learn more about Sandrine Deveaux on Crunchbase…

Farfetch is an online luxury fashion retail platform. Read more aboutFarfetch on Crunchbase…

Ian Shaw

Executive Vice President @ MWR InfoSecurity

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How do you deal with a SaaS account that's been compromised through #ConsentPhishing via a social engineering attack? Our IR expert, Johann, shares some guidance in this technical blog
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Emmanuel Jaclot

Executive Vice President @ Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec

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Barry Dahan

Executive Vice President, Global Sales @ DragonWave

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Barry Dahan is the Executive Vice President of Global Sales at DragonWave. Barry has 30 years’ experience in the International Telecom industry in various roles. Prior to joining DragonWave in 2011, Barry was tasked with building the business and infrastructure for Starent Networks. Barry was employed with ALU and Nortel in various Executive / Leadership roles. Since 2010 Barry is investing in private growth companies. Barry holds a Business Degree in Finance as well as a Bachelor in Engineering from Polytechnique in Canada. Learn more about Barry Dahan on Crunchbase…

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Scott Smith

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President @ Vantis Life Insurance

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John R. Bragg

Executive Vice President of Bank Operations @ National Commerce

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William Richardson

Executive Vice President @ Savaria Corp

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Morten Landrock

Executive Vice President, EMEA @ Cryptomathic

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Morten Landrock is Managing Director of Cryptomathic Ltd and Executive Vice President of Cryptomathic’s EMEA (Europe / Middle East / Africa) operations, managing a team of people based in Denmark, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. He is also responsible for Cryptomathic’s corporate marketing activities. Since joining Cryptomathic in 1999, Morten has worked extensively in business development, corporate strategy, management, marketing, and sales with a keen focus on international expansion – setting up offices in Denmark, France and the United Kingdom. Morten has served as Vice Chair of the Marketing Centre for GlobalPlatform, an organisation responsible for the standardisation of smart card technology, from 2003-2005. Prior to joining Cryptomathic Morten Landrock worked in marketing in USA. Morten Landrock holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Aarhus and supplemented studies with graduate economics courses from the University of Leuven. Learn more about Morten Landrock on Crunchbase…

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Ed Lloyd

Executive Vice President, Global Head of Sales @ encompass

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Over the past decade, Ed has led sales and served as a member of the Executive Management Teams at a number of organisations in the Know Your Customer and Governance Risk & Compliance space. Ed managed the New Business Sales and Account Management teams covering EMEA and Asia Pacific for these firms, delivering new business sales growth and increasing the brands’ footprints in new logos and new geographies, that helped take two of them to successful sale, one to a FTSE 100 company, the other to Private Equity. Learn more about Ed Lloyd on Crunchbase…

encompass robotically automates information and news discovery for KYC requirements for onboarding, event-driven refresh and remediation. Read more aboutencompass on Crunchbase…

Paul Marcun

Executive Vice President, Chronic Care @ Coloplast Denmark

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Chris Graves

Executive Vice President, Core Acquisitions @ PRA Group

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Chris directs all of PRA’s Core Acquisitions and Core Operations in the Americas. He was appointed to his current role in 2015 after serving as executive vice president of core acquisitions since 2013. Chris has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined PRA in 2006 as vice president, portfolio acquisitions and was appointed to senior vice president, core acquisitions in 2009. Prior to joining PRA, he was vice president of acquisitions and group manager for the Credit Recovery Services division of Capital One. He previously served as vice president and regional manager at Signet Bank and First Union. Chris has an MBA from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University, and graduated from the Consumer Banking Association’s Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the University of Virginia. Chris serves on the board of directors and the executive committee for VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads in Norfolk, Virginia. Learn more about Chris Graves on Crunchbase…

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Chris Graves

Executive Vice President, Core Acquisitions @ PRA Group

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Chris directs all of PRA’s Core Acquisitions and Core Operations in the Americas. He was appointed to his current role in 2015 after serving as executive vice president of core acquisitions since 2013. Chris has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined PRA in 2006 as vice president, portfolio acquisitions and was appointed to senior vice president, core acquisitions in 2009. Prior to joining PRA, he was vice president of acquisitions and group manager for the Credit Recovery Services division of Capital One. He previously served as vice president and regional manager at Signet Bank and First Union. Chris has an MBA from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University, and graduated from the Consumer Banking Association’s Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the University of Virginia. Chris serves on the board of directors and the executive committee for VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads in Norfolk, Virginia. Learn more about Chris Graves on Crunchbase…

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Liz Oakes

Executive Vice President @ Mastercard

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Patrick Darby

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary @ Encompass Health Corp.

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Patrick Darby was named executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of HealthSouth in February 2016. Prior to joining us, Darby was a partner of the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, in Birmingham, Alabama. He is listed in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Alabama Super Lawyers. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and his law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Washington & Lee Law Review. Learn more about Patrick Darby on Crunchbase…

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Kevin Wales

Executive Vice President – Geotechnical & Construction Services @ Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood

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Kevin Wales, a civil engineer with more than 23 years of experience, launched GMC’s Geotechnical and Construction Services Division in 2004. As the Vice President of Geotechnical and Construction Services, he manages all marketing, administration and overall operations related to geotechnical and construction testing. Throughout his career, Kevin has developed key strengths in the design and installation of shallow and deep foundations, construction services and project management for education, commercial, governmental, distribution, industrial, manufacturing and transportation projects. In addition, he has served as president, vice president, secretary and treasurer for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Birmingham Chapter, and is a member of the Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). Learn more about Kevin Wales on Crunchbase…

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Robin Marriott

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development @ PowderMed

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PowderMed developed the Particle Mediated Epidermal Delivery (PMED) technology. Read more aboutPowderMed on Crunchbase…

Adam Parker

Executive Vice President Performance & Pricing @ Sage Group

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Sage Group provides small and medium sized company business management software and services. Read more aboutSage Group on Crunchbase…

Mathen Ganesan

Executive Vice President – Invention Investment Fund @ Intellectual Ventures

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Mathen was co-founder of Storage Genetics which developed game changing signal processing technology for the Flash industry, obtained over 50 patent applications, and was sold to Micron Technology in 2010. As Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development, Mathen was responsible for Go-To-Market Planning and Strategic Partnerships. Prior to Storage Genetics, Mathen ran International Sales at Cornice, Inc. (with Kevin Magenis) the first company to produce the consumer oriented “micro” HDD. Mathen’s focus has always been on introducing disruptive technologies and services into high growth markets, demonstrated by repeatedly building revenues from zero to in excess of $150M for various Semiconductor and Storage Technology companies. He has also acted as a consultant and advisor to companies in the Mobile Advertising, and Music/New Media markets, successfully integrating value added software applications into over 100 million end user devices. Learn more about Mathen Ganesan on Crunchbase…

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Michael Karpik

Executive Vice President @ State Street Global Advisors

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Michael is Head of EMEA and an Executive Vice President for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation and a global leader in asset management. He is also a member of SSGA’s Executive Management Group, Chairman of the Board for SSGA Limited (UK) and is a member of the board for multiple SSGA operating entities and fund companies throughout Europe. Prior to this appointment and since 2009, Michael was Head of Investments for EMEA as well as Head of UK, Middle East and Ireland. Michael moved to London in 1999 and has also had previous management positions in operations, product development and our Global Cash Investment group. He is a 25 year industry veteran and a 14 year veteran of SSGA. Michael has a BS in Finance from Gannon University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Learn more about Michael Karpik on Crunchbase…

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James Houston-Bond

Executive Vice President (EVP), Operations @ Compact Media Group

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Compact Media Group is a full-service intellectual property rights management company distributing royalties for TV, film and music. Read more aboutCompact Media Group on Crunchbase…

Steve Murray

Executive Vice President, Strategic Projects @ VF

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Steve Murray is Executive Vice President, Strategic Projects at VF Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience in the apparel and footwear industry. In his current role, Steve partners with VF’s Senior Leadership Team and Brand Presidents to drive and deliver integrated strategic projects across brands, functions and the enterprise. Prior to his current role, Steve served as President of the Vans® brand following VF’s acquisition of the brand in 2004, during which time many of the Vans foundational strategies were established and annual revenue for the brand tripled to approximately $1 billion. In 2009, Steve was appointed President of VF’s Action Sports coalition, where he was responsible for overseeing the Vans , Reef and Pro-Tec brands . A British citizen, Steve left VF in 2010, moving back to his native UK, before re-joining the company in April 2018. He has held several leadership roles with iconic youth brands. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Airwair International (Dr. Martens) and was responsible for leading the company’s transformation from a manufacturing-led, family owned entity to a consumer-focused, private equity-backed, global retailer. He also served as Global Brand President, Urban Outfitters and EMEA President for Deckers Brands. Earlier in his career, Steve was the Global Head of Apparel for Reebok International. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Studies from Middlesex University. Learn more about Steve Murray on Crunchbase…

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John Sebastiano

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, ebilling and payment solutions @ ebpSource

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Co-founder John also joined ebpSource from CheckFree where for over five years he was responsible for international software sales. John has a highly successful track record in global business, having negotiated numerous enterprise software agreements and multi-lateral partnerships in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. John’s prior IT background includes senior international sales and divisional management roles with Lanier Corporation and Harris Systems, Canada. John graduated with a BA in Political Science from the University of Toronto. Learn more about John Sebastiano on Crunchbase…

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Mark Harries

Executive Vice President, MillenniumIT and General Manager, Technology Services, LSEG @ MillenniumIT

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Mark joined the London Stock Exchange in 1997 and has been involved in a number of the major projects and strategic initiatives since then. Following the acquisition of MillenniumIT in October 2009, he is currently responsible for the LSE Group – MillenniumIT interface and splits his time between London and Colombo. Mark is a graduate engineer and prior to joining the LSE worked as a consultant project manager in the engineering, construction and financial services sectors. Learn more about Mark Harries on Crunchbase…

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Peter Williams

Executive Vice President, Ricoh Europe @ Ricoh Company

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Peter is a member of the Ricoh Europe Board, responsible for multiple lines of business including the Production Printing Business Group, Additive Manufacturing, Service and Annuity, Business Process Services and the European Technology Centre. In this role, Peter drives Ricoh Europe’s long-term strategy to become a leader in the production printing market. In 2009, he established the European Production Printing Business Group headquarters in London and launched Ricoh’s European Production Printing Innovation Centre. Peter’s current focus is building the Ricoh brand in the corporate and commercial printing markets, as well as developing the production printing sales and support infrastructure across all European operations. Peter is responsible for Ricoh’s Additive Manufacturing strategy in the EMEA region, the Business Process Services, and Service and Annuity lines of business, and the European Technology Centre, which brings customer-driven innovation to Ricoh both regionally and globally. Learn more about Peter Williams on Crunchbase…

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Gareth Edwards

Executive Vice President, Europe @ Radancy

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Allister Smythe II

Executive Vice President of Operations @ Venture Beyond Capital

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Prior to VENBEYCAP Allister worked at Lloyds Bank as a VP Operations following five years working in Investment banking at Jefferies London. Prior to Jefferies, he worked at Goldman Sachs. He is an alumnus of the prestigious King’s College in London. Outside of work, he recently completed 50 marathons, raising over $1 million for charities. Learn more about Allister Smythe II on Crunchbase…

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Stefan Kend

Executive Vice President of Sales for EMEA/APAC @ Impelsys

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Burt Hankins

Executive Vice President @ Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood

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While his 40 years of experience boasts several impressive projects, Regional Vice President Burt Hankins says he’s most proud of the work he’s done to help rebuild the small town of Hackleburg, Ala., following the string of tornadoes that ripped through Marion County in April 2011. Hankins was instrumental in obtaining a $5 million grant, with no local match money required, to construct a sanitary sewer collection and treatment system in downtown Hackleburg that had to be built in order to restore the area. He secured an additional $1 million for street resurfacing and repair and to date, has helped the Town of Hackleburg acquire approximately $8 million in grant funding. In addition, Hankins worked on projects to rebuild city hall, the fire station, senior center and several auxiliary buildings. Whether working to restore a city, helping the local high school football and baseball teams prepare their fields for play, or volunteering at annual events like the Cullman County Water Festival and American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Hankins strives to give back to his community. Learn more about Burt Hankins on Crunchbase…

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Michael Stockard

Executive Vice President & Principal @ Elwood Staffing

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Kim Fieldbinder

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer @ SourceMedical-TherapySource

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Kim Fieldbinder joined SourceMed as a senior accountant in August of 2001 and is currently the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. Recently, Kim was named to the Birmingham Business Journal’s prestigious Top 40 Under 40 list for her impressive contributions to the area’s business industry and her work with SourceMed. During her time with the company, Kim has not only paved the way for female leaders as the first woman to be made a SourceMed executive, but has also helped create a leadership training and mentoring program to provide guidance and advisement to up-and-coming employees and the company’s first corporate giving program, Source Cares, which focuses on bringing hope to pediatric cancer patients. Prior to joining SourceMed, Kim was a senior accountant at Ernst & Young, LLP where she assisted in the financial audits of public companies. Kim is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as a Master’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. Kim has been in the Birmingham market for over 18 years. She engages projects with intensity and a commitment to excellence. Kim is a team builder, facilitator, and problem- solver who propels companies forward. She resides in Birmingham with her husband and their son and spends her free time serving on the boards of many local charities. Learn more about Kim Fieldbinder on Crunchbase…

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Mandee Woodard

Executive Vice President of Business Affairs @ Venture Beyond Capital

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Mandee Woodard is the Executive Vice President of Business Affairs for Venture Beyond(VENBEYCAP); a private company, that manages the business interests, land holdings, and investments of Courtney Jordan. Additional, she has served as Interim President of the Courtney Jordan Group; a global advocate for education. Leading the transition team in closing out all major programs, and consolidating resources to shift into a new mission and purpose. As EVP of Business Affairs, She is responsible for all new project acquisitions, development, and management of all existing businesses. Being the direct report for more than 20 CEOs, General Managers, and Managers around the world. More Information can be found at www.mandeewoodard.com Learn more about Mandee Woodard on Crunchbase…

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