Gladson Names Sentell President and CEO
LISLE, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Gladson appoints Susan B. Sentell as the company's new president and CEO. Sentell has served on Gladson's board of directors since 2007. img border='0' title='Add to Google' alt='Add to Google' src='http://images.pheedo.com/images/mm/google.png'
Gladson Names Sentell President and CEO January 06, 2011 09:05 AM Eastern Time LISLE, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Gladson, a leading provider of product information and category management services for the consumer packaged goods industry, has appointed Susan B. Sentell president and chief executive officer. Sentell has served on Gladson’s board of directors since 2007 and has over 25 years of executive experience, leading companies in Fortune 500, mid-sized and entrepreneurial environments. Susan is founder and CEO of The Sentell Group, a CEO advisory firm specializing in strategy execution and general management development. Previously, she had been a president of Sprint Business, an $8 billion division of Sprint Corporation, and CEO of Efficient Market Services, a leading provider of technology solutions to enhance consumer demand visibility for the retail and CPG industries. “We are very pleased to have Sue as Gladson’s CEO and president,” said William R. Voss, chairman of Gladson’s board of directors. “Her extensive leadership experience in high-growth, fast-paced technology environments, coupled with a strong understanding of the consumer packaged goods industry and Gladson’s services make her an ideal leader to continue the company’s growth.” “Gladson customers are facing an increasingly challenging business environment, as well as evolving consumer behaviors in today’s new world of informational retailing,” said Sentell. “My initial focus is to gain a deeper understanding of our customers’ needs, broaden our array of products to meet those needs and help customers utilize our services to strengthen relationships with their consumers and improve both top and bottom line results.” A graduate of Miami University of Ohio, Sentell also serves on the boards of NorthShore University Health System and Miami University’s Farmer School of Business and is active with the Young Presidents Organization, Economic Club of Chicago and several community-based organizations. About Gladson Gladson, headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, provides product information content and category management services to consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and brokers. The company builds databases of product information and package images for a wide range of uses, including shelf space management, category management, logistics, advertising, research and e-commerce applications such as online shopping and nutrition programs for consumers. Gladson also provides data analysis, consulting and in-store merchandising solutions that support efficient planogram implementation and increase product sales. For more information, visit www.gladson.com. Contacts Media Contact: Inverness Communications Bob Bregenzer, 847 682-2854 Permalink: http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20110106005255/en/Gladson/Susan-Sentell/CEO