DARIEN, Conn., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pi Group, a fast-growing consumer goods talent advisory group
, announced that Peter McDonough will join its board of directors. McDonough brings The Pi Group, located in both Darien, CT and New York, NY, fresh insights in transforming business performance from prior executive roles leading the marketing organizations at Diageo, Procter & Gamble, Gillette, and Black & Decker.
McDonough most recently was president, chief marketing and innovation officer for Diageo, where he was tasked with overseeing the North America spirits industry's largest portfolio of top selling brands. In this role, Peter transformed and built the marketing and product development organizations with new capabilities, a more focused strategic outlook, and a business plan that delivered accelerated growth and positioned Diageo as the industry leader in product innovation. As a member of the North America Executive Team, he played a key role in developing organizational strategy and growth targets for Diageo's most important global region.
"Peter is a highly accomplished, dynamic leader," says Steve Morrissey, managing partner, The Pi Group. "His proven track record with the C-suite and deep experience in marketing, service proposition direction, customer service, and contact network expansion will be an asset."
"I applaud Steve's visionary mindset and the Pi Group's work to transform the recruiting model," says Peter McDonough. Steve and his team are focused on creating a suite of services that enable the Pi Group to serve as a more strategic, long-term partner to clients. It's an incredibly powerful business proposition and I'm excited to help them take the company to the next level."
Prior to joining Diageo, McDonough served in a variety of leadership roles within the consumer goods industry in North America and Europe, including vice president of North American marketing for Gillette, vice president of European marketing for Duracell and Braun, and director of North American marketing at Black & Decker Power Tools.
The Pi Group is made up of three practices: Perpetual Insights, Pi Executive, and Perpetual Ambition, and focuses exclusively on the consumer goods industry. With a dedication to delivering professional level search and consulting services, tailored to meet clients' needs, The Pi Group is redefining the search industry through innovation and the provision of a full talent lifecycle service. For more information, please visit the website.
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