STAMFORD, Conn., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, a global leader in loyalty and customer engagement, today announced changes to its leadership that will support the Company's loyalty growth strategy.
"Our Connexions Loyalty business is experiencing significant growth, including several signature client wins and rapid expansion of existing client programs," said Todd Siegel, Affinion's Chief Executive Officer. "The changes we are announcing today will enhance our ability to provide our clients and their customers with our technology-driven, scalable loyalty platform and our best in class customer service experience."
Bob Lyons has been named President, Connexions Loyalty. Mr. Lyons has a 25 year track record in high volume, large-scale global technology and customer service environments. For the past three years as Affinion's global Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Lyons led the technology, fulfillment and customer service groups and prior to that, he held senior business and technology-focused roles at companies such as Ascend Learning, Avaya, Convergys and United Healthcare.
Scott Lazear, under whose leadership the Connexions Loyalty business nearly doubled from 2010 to 2016, has been named Chief Business Development Officer and will focus on driving similar results across the Affinion businesses. "Scott has been instrumental in taking small to mid-size revenue opportunities and growing them into significant business lines for Affinion. We appreciate all Scott has done for Connexions Loyalty and look forward to Scott accomplishing similar results for other initiatives within Affinion in the future," said Mr. Siegel.
"The opportunities to add meaningful value to our clients and their customers at Connexions Loyalty are numerous and exciting," said Bob Lyons. "I look forward to working more closely with the talented team at Connexions Loyalty to strengthen our leading loyalty platform, supporting our clients and their customers and continuing to grow the business in the years ahead."
About Affinion Group
As a global leader with over 40 years of experience, Affinion Group enhances the value of its partners' customer relationships by developing and marketing loyalty solutions. Leveraging its expertise in customer engagement, product development and targeted marketing, Affinion Group provides programs in subscription-based lifestyle services, personal protection, insurance and other areas to help generate increased customer loyalty and significant incremental revenue for more than 5,500 marketing partners worldwide, including many of the largest and most respected companies in financial services, retail, travel, and Internet commerce. Based in Stamford, CT, the Company has approximately 3,370 employees and operates in 21 countries globally. For more information, visit www.affinion.com.
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