Engage3 Expands Leadership Team to Accelerate Growth; Edris Bemanian Comments
DAVIS, CA - The leadership team at Engage3 has grown larger this week, as the company made a recent announcement. The provider appointed several new members to its team, all of whom have extensive expertise in the solutions sector.
Stephen Edelman, MBA has been named as the company’s General Manager of International. Edelman previously served as Chief Commercial Officer / Commercial Director for Quick Commerce delivery giant Gorillas US, as Vice President of Purchasing with Lidl US, and in merchandising and analytics roles with Target and Johnson & Johnson.
His significant retail, merchandising, procurement, pricing, and international experience will be leveraged to help the company launch across over 30 new countries in 2022, a press release explained.
Bringing over 15 years of expertise to the role of Vice President of Customer Success, Candace Simpson, MBA holds relevant experience across analytics, product, and operations with NielsenIQ and Nielsen.
Her expertise will support Engage3 since it more than doubled its customer count in 2021. Simpson’s team at NielsenIQ achieved high double-digit growth while achieving more than 99 percent on-time delivery, 95 percent quality rating, and 100 percent client retention during her tenure. Her responsibilities included leading operations in North America, operating the Nielsen Store Observations business, and serving as the delivery leader for the US Analytics Practice Area.
Dennis Smith brings over 20 years of SaaS experience to his role as General Manager of Non-FMCG Retail.
Smith’s prior experience includes leading Consulting Services at DemandTec, supporting Brands in his role as Vice President of New Business with Adstra Data, and serving as Senior Vice President of Client Services with Wiland and SpotRight, the press release noted. Smith’s expertise working with retailers and brands on pricing and marketing will allow him to accelerate the expansion of the company’s Non-FMCG business.
Ana Quintana was also appointed to a key leadership position.
The Managing Partner of Black Diamond Ventures and Co-Founder of SHE Ventures in Tech joins Engage3’s Board of Directors as part of the company’s recent Series D financing. She brings over 20 years of experience in venture capital and operations and has led the company’s investments in Engage3 across its Series B, C, and D financings.
Black Diamond Ventures was also an early investor in Engage3’s Founders’ first company, KhiMetrics, which was credited with inventing retail price optimization.
“2021 was an incredible growth year for our company, and we look forward to capitalizing on that traction by aggressively investing in our team, our products, and our customers,” said Edris Bemanian, Chief Executive Officer. “Each of these world-class executive hires brings new depth to our team. We look forward to the impact Stephen, Candace, and Dennis will bring across our strategic initiatives, as well as the growth-focused mentality Ana will bring to our Board meetings.”
Congratulations to these leaders on their new roles!