Electrosonic has announced a number of C-Suite personnel additions designed to strengthen the support of its global business.
“As Electrosonic continues its mission to design, build and support innovative technology solutions that create lasting experiences where people live, work and play, it is paramount that we maximise our global reach opportunities,” said Jon Hancock, CEO of Electrosonic Group. “Electrosonic is pursuing both national and international growth strategies and these appointments support that goal. To that end we have named Chris Ward as our group chief financial officer (pictured left), Michael Harkness as chief people office (pictured centre) and Maurizio Capuzzo as chief marketing officer (pictured right).”
CFO Chris Ward comes to Electrosonic with a strong background in professional services. Most recently he was finance and operations director, Northern Europe for NTT Security; he spent the previous four years with NTT Security in North America as group financial planning and analysis director and later as CFO. Prior to that Ward served in several financial roles at Hewlett-Packard. He will be based in our UK headquarters.
CPO Michael Harkness will now take on the role and responsibilities to engage, support and develop the company’s personnel. Harkness has over 20 years experience in shaping, forming and developing high-performing teams that drive cultures of excellence. Harkness will be based in our Electrosonic’s US headquarters.
CMO Maurizio Capuzzo has been leading Electrosonic’s marketing function in North America for the last year and now steps up to head the group’s marketing efforts. He has more than 25 years of experience marketing B2B technology solutions serving multiple companies on a global scale. Capuzzo prompted B2B marketing strategy and initiatives for brands, including Polycom, Motorola, Symbol Technologies, Lucent Technologies, Ingram Micro and Hewlett-Packard. Capuzzo will also be based in the US headquarters.
“I would like to wish Chris, Maurizio and Michael every success as we further evolve the long history of this amazing company,” concluded Hancock.