Caldwell Partners Places Kevin Akeroyd as new CEO at Cision

San Francisco– August 8, 2016 – Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced the placement of Kevin Akeroyd as global chief executive officer (CEO) at Cision, a portfolio company of GTCR.
With more than 25 years of experience in reshaping modern digital, social and mobile marketing, Akeroyd is well-placed to move Cision forward on the next step of its accelerated growth journey. He joins the company from Oracle Marketing Cloud, where he was general manager and senior vice president, as well as the architect of the company’s astounding growth over the last three years.
“Kevin is a well-known and proven thought leader in enterprise SaaS; he’s held huge and impactful global roles, and brings the right mix of scale, strategy and intellectual horsepower to the table,” says Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor, managing partner of Caldwell Partners’ Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice, who led the search. “It has been a pleasure to continue to partner with GTCR in their quest to identify the right leaders to build market-leading companies, a concept they’ve identified as The Leaders Strategy™.”

About Caldwell Partners

Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 45 years. As one of the world’s most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and partners across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to its clients.

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For further information, please contact:

Caroline Lomot
Caldwell Partners
+1 416 934 2239

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