PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation and commercialize ideas, announced today that Mike Morhardt has joined the company as Head of Global Sales.
In this role, Morhardt is responsible for leading the sales strategy and direction of 700+ sales staff around the globe supporting the Life Sciences, CompuMark, Intellectual Property & Standards, and Scientific and Academic Research business units of Clarivate Analytics. He will be based in Boston, where he will report to Robert Lemmond, Chief Commercial Officer.
Prior to joining Clarivate Analytics, Morhardt served as Chief Sales Officer at influential research and advisory firm, Forrester Research for four and a half years. During this time he led the successful transformation of a 500-person global sales organization while revamping the entire go-to-market approach. Morhardt has also served as Managing Director of North American Financial Services Sales at Gerson Lehrman Group. In his early career Morhardt ascended to numerous sales leadership positions at research and data company Gartner, ultimately becoming the Group Vice President of Americas Sales.
"With over 25 years of leading sales of several of the most notable brands in the information industry, Mike's experience and track record will be vital as we enhance and expand our sales organization," said Lemmond. "As we continue to grow, we are delighted to have a leader of his caliber join the business. With his impressive record of leading and inspiring sales professionals, Mike is well-poised to lead our sales team to even greater success."
Morhardt added, "Clarivate Analytics is a newly independent company with an impressive host of heritage brands and a truly global footprint. Since the acquisition I have watched the company with interest and am honored to join them at this pivotal time in their expansion."
Clarivate™ Analytics is the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Building on a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including the Web of Science™, Cortellis™, Derwent™, CompuMark™, MarkMonitor® and Techstreet™. Today, Clarivate Analytics is a new and independent company on a bold entrepreneurial mission, to help our clients radically reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit clarivate.com.
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