Leger has announced that Dave Scholz, Sandie Sparkman and Steve Perrone have been promoted to the executive board to prepare for continued growth in Canada, the U.S. and internationally.
Dave Scholz (pictured in center) has been appointed chief strategy officer (CSO) to collaborate on strategic initiatives across markets and determine improvements that will provide optimal value for clients and the Leger organization. Dave is an expert in communication research and has worked with Leger since 2000, holding a range of leadership positions across research practices and general management.
Sandie Sparkman (pictured left) has been appointed chief growth officer (CGO) to connect Leger’s range of research offerings, including advanced analytics and new Restech options, with clients’ most pressing business challenges. Sandie has been with Leger since 2013, and is known for her passion, focus on customer service and strong sales management and operations skills. Sandie has been a major contributor to the expansion of Leger’s client base and the integration and promotion of new products and services acquired during her tenure. As CGO, Sandie will be responsible for overseeing sales and marketing at Leger and integrating the two teams to deliver business and client successes.
Steve Perrone has been appointed chief technology officer (CTO), bringing 29 years of information technology experience advancing and securing technology infrastructure. As CTO, Steve will continue to build an outstanding IT team dedicated to finding the simplest, most effective solutions and seamlessly connecting our technology across global markets.
“Adding valued expertise to our executive board is essential to sustain our rapid growth in North America and consistent with our strategic plan to integrate new technologies, expand our growing range of research solutions and pursue future acquisitions,” said Jean-Marc Léger, CEO (pictured right).
Leger’s executive board now consists of CEO Jean-Marc Léger, COO Anne-Marie Marois, CFO Benoît Bélanger, CSO Dave Scholz, CGO Sandie Sparkman and CTO Steve Perrone.