Thursday, June 24, 2021

Electrosonic makes new global personnel announcements

ABOVE (L to R): Michael Harkness, Jon Hancock, Maurizio Capuzzo, Chris Ward

Electrosonic is pleased to make several personnel announcements 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 maximize our global reach opportunities. Electrosonic is pursuing both national and international growth strategies and these appointments support that goal.” says Jon Hancock, CEO of Electrosonic Group Ltd.  “To that end we have named Chris Ward as our Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Michael Harkness as Chief People Office (CPO) and Maurizio Capuzzo as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).”

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.  Chris will be based in our UK headquarters.

Recognizing that its people are what drives business success. Electrosonic is implementing new ways to maximize the way the company engages, supports and develops its people.  CPO Michael Harkness will now assume this role and lead these efforts. Michael has over 20+ years experience in shaping, forming and developing high-performing teams that drive cultures of excellence. Michael will be based in our 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 many of the market’s most successful brands, including Polycom, Motorola, Symbol Technologies, Lucent Technologies, Ingram Micro and Hewlett-Packard.  Maurizio will be based in our US headquarters.

“I would like to wish Chris, Maurizio and Michael every success as we further evolve the long history of this amazing company,” says Hancock.

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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