DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Maxwell Company today announced the appointment of Linda McGuigan as division president of Corporate Solutions effective Jan. 1, 2017.
In this role, McGuigan will lead day-to-day operations and steer the strategy, vision and organizational direction for the division, which provides impactful leadership, culture and organizational solutions to businesses. She will also collaborate with executive leaders across various businesses in John C. Maxwell's enterprise, which includes The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP Leadership and the soon-to-be-formed The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation. Each business focuses on specific programs, events and audiences to reach, develop and improve the skills and lives of millions of people around the world.
"We are happy to welcome Linda to the team, and we look forward to her many contributions to this important and growing segment of our business," said Kim Shreckengost, chief operating officer of The John Maxwell Company. "Linda's broad range of experience, big-picture thinking and strategic skills will be key assets in driving our future success."
Prior to joining The John Maxwell Company, McGuigan progressed through executive leadership roles in Fortune 500 and startup companies. Her record of success includes driving multimillion-dollar revenue growth and building innovative sales programs for companies like AT&T, Sprint, Pitney Bowes and Alliant Technologies.
Most recently, the vice president of global adoption for Moves the Needle, Inc., McGuigan was part of the core senior team tasked with launching the startup into the global enterprise market. During her 11-year tenure with AT&T, she was appointed to head sales operations for the $10 billion Signature Client Group, leading the group to tremendous success. She also customized, delivered and executed breakthrough sales training for 350 senior directors in this group.
McGuigan graduated with distinction from Millersville University of Pennsylvania, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. She is an active member of the Global Board of buildOn and serves on the Advisory Board of Alliant Technologies.
"This is such an exciting time to be in the leadership and professional development space, and I am honored to shepherd the distinguished John Maxwell brand in the corporate arena," McGuigan said. "I look forward to contributing to a group that offers such valuable and impactful services to businesses and their associates."
About the John Maxwell Enterprise
The John Maxwell Company offers a wide array of corporate leadership development training and coaching programs and workshops, as well as personal growth products built on the timeless principles of John C. Maxwell, a #1 New York Times best-selling author, coach and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in 50 languages. www.johnmaxwellcompany.com
The John Maxwell Team is the world's fastest growing entrepreneur certification program for coaches, trainers, speakers, professionals and individuals seeking to add value to others and become top leaders as owners of their respective businesses, in their community or employment role, or for personal growth and development. www.johnmaxwellteam.com
EQUIP Leadership, a non-profit organization, stewards John Maxwell's call to evangelism. EQUIP provides strategic leadership training to Christian leaders and then mobilizes them to impact families, organizations, communities and nations around the world. www.iequip.org
The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation's vision is to facilitate global transformation in countries around the world through values and intentional living programs within each country's streams of influence, including government, education, business, churches, arts, media and family.
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