Veteran industry executives have joined, expanding the Americas Leadership team
HH Global, the most innovative marketing execution partner serving prominent brands worldwide, has announced that three veteran industry executives have joined the company, expanding the Americas Leadership team. As well, the former Global Head of Engagement has been promoted to Vice-President and will move to the Americas region.
Mike Perez, CEO Americas said, “We are very fortunate to have recruited these experienced executives to HH Global. The Americas region has experienced rapid growth in the past 12 months, adding more than $100 million in new business, with key new client wins in several industry verticals. Having these leaders on board will ensure we maintain a high level of service to our clients, and position us to continue our growth into the future.”
These new leaders are: John Ciardiello, Chief Financial Officer, Americas: John Ciardiello will oversee finance and accounting, as well as regional central services, including HR, IT, and Legal. Ciardiello recently served as CFO of Alma Lasers, a medical device manufacturing company. During his career as a finance leader, he has served as controller of several companies and as an audit manager with a public accounting firm.
Cameron Smith, VP Strategic Sourcing, Americas: “Cam” Smith will lead procurement, central sourcing, supplier relations, and quality management for all Americas clients. Smith spent the past 12 years as a procurement leader and director of Integrated Sourcing at RR Donnelley and seven years with WorldColor as a prepress manager and procurement manager.
Mayer Becker, VP Marketing, Americas: Mayer Becker will manage the demand generation programme in support of business development for the Americas region. He will also have responsibility for the HH Global website and social media channels. In the past, Becker held marketing leadership positions with well-recognised consumer and business brands, including Motorola Mobility, Tribune Companies, United Airlines, ADP, and Computer Associates.
The appointments are effective immediately, and the leadership team members will be based in the HH Global Americas regional headquarters in Vernon Hills, Illinois.