InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), the leading global marketing
execution firm, announced today that Peter Thompson has joined the
Company as Chief Commercial Officer. Peter will lead the global sales
and marketing efforts for the company, and will focus on helping
InnerWorkings achieve its growth objectives.
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Mr. Thompson, who was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Perkins
Investment Management, brings a wealth of experience in leading high
performing sales teams in a business-to-business growth environment.
While at Perkins, he drove the firm's asset growth from $8.9 to $22
billion and extended the client base across the United States, Asia and
European institutional, retail and intermediary markets.
"Peter has a successful track record of collaborating with CEOs and
management teams across the Fortune 500 to deliver against ambitious
growth targets," said Eric D. Belcher, Chief Executive Officer of
InnerWorkings. "As we continue to develop our company's high-end
professional sales growth engine, the addition of Peter to our
leadership team is a big step forward."
Mr. Thompson also previously served as President and Chief Executive
Officer of Chicago Asset Management Company, LLC (2007-2009) and
Executive Vice President of Ariel Capital Management (1994-2006), where
he oversaw Institutional Business Development and Client Service and was
a central figure in helping Ariel's asset base grow from $2 billion to
more than $21 billion. Mr. Thompson currently serves on a variety of
boards including the University of Chicago Booth School of Business,
Providence College, and the WGA/Evans Scholars Foundation.
Mr. Thompson commented, "I share Eric's enthusiasm—and vision—for the
future of InnerWorkings. The opportunities are very real, and very
exciting. I'm looking forward to getting started."
About InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) is the leading global marketing
execution firm serving Fortune 1000 brands across a wide range of
industries. As a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution, the
Company leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network
and deep domain expertise to streamline the production of branded
materials and retail experiences across geographies and
formats. InnerWorkings is headquartered in Chicago, IL and employs more
than 1,500 individuals to support global clients in the execution of
multi-faceted brand campaigns in every major market around the world.
Among the many industries InnerWorkings serves are: retail, financial
services, hospitality, consumer packaged goods, not-for-profits,
healthcare, food & beverage, broadcasting & cable, and transportation.
For more information visit: www.inwk.com.
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Sarah Barnes, Sr. Director of Marketing
Source: InnerWorkings, Inc.
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