Smart Communications announces appointment of CMO to support rapid growth plans
New York – 19 January 2017 — Smart Communications, the leader in cloud-enabled enterprise customer communications management, today announced the appointment of global marketing expert Leigh Segall as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
Heading up the Smart Communications marketing team, the former InnerWorkings CMO is charged with overseeing the planning, development and execution of the organization’s strategic marketing program. Leigh’s role will be instrumental in scaling the company’s growth in new and existing markets, and broadening its global industry reach.
With over 12 years’ experience across leading marketing, technology and software businesses, Leigh has extensive expertise in marketing complex software solutions to improve productivity and effectiveness, as well as supporting sales teams to exceed both growth and revenue targets.
Prior to joining Smart Communications, Leigh held the position of CMO at InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: INWK), a global marketing execution firm serving Fortune 500 companies. Previously, Leigh was Vice President, Marketing at Leapfrog Online, Principal at Accelerated Marketing Strategies, and CMO at SAVO, the leading provider of Sales Enablement solutions, where she built and oversaw its consulting practice.
George Wright, CEO of Smart Communications, said: “Leigh’s appointment is another validation of our commitment and leadership in the industry. As we begin our first year as an independent company, we are poised for unparalleled growth and innovation. Leigh’s vision and in-depth understanding of the enterprise marketing landscape will be invaluable as we continue to define and lead the next generation of cloud-enabled customer communications management.”
Added Segall: “Driving business value through real-time, relevant conversations between companies and customers has never been more challenging due to the complexity and volume of channels, content, and touchpoints inside today’s enterprise organizations. I’m excited to join George and the Smart Communications team as we deliver the industry-leading solution to this growing challenge.”
About Smart Communications™
Businesses around the world engage with their customers and each other every day. As communications and interactions with customers and partners become more complex, businesses now recognize that communications increasingly take place in an interactive and real-time context and are critical to success.
The Smart Communications suite of solutions helps businesses to move beyond traditional enterprise communications using the most modern architecture and cloud capabilities. Today, hundreds of brands globally from a diverse range of demanding industry segments including banking, insurance, government, retail, and telecoms are using Smart Communications to deliver a new generation of customer and business communications.
Smart Communications is headquartered in London and serves its customers from offices located in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more, please visit www.smartcommunications.com.
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