CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Label Insight -- the leading provider of data solutions that powers transparency between CPG brands, retailers and consumers -- is bolstering its executive team, responding to robust industry growth.
"There is an undeniable demand for Label Insight's solutions that help brands and retailers provide the product transparency that consumers seek. The result is rapid company growth," said Paul Schaut, CEO. "This additional experienced talent provides us with the necessary support to maintain excellent standards as we scale to fulfill customer demands. We will continue to break new ground in the product transparency movement."
Increasing the amount of highly-detailed product data available to consumers, and enabling easy access to that data, is becoming even more critical to food, pet and personal care product makers. In this new era of authenticity, brands and retailers are giving consumers more reasons to trust their brands and products by putting Label Insight's unique product data solutions at the center of this transparency movement.
Label Insight's team -- based in Chicago and St. Louis -- doubled in 2016. The company expects to continue this rapid pace of expansion throughout 2017. (The company currently looks to fill over 20 positions).
Dave Aniol, Label Insight's new CFO, brings 25+ years of financial and operational experience. He will assist Label Insight scale for continued growth. Aniol successfully supported expansions, raised venture capital funds, and managed key operational functions for several firms, including INXPO, Sparkplug Communications, and Rubicon Technology.
Angie Kimes, the new SVP of Sales, is a 21-year veteran of Catalina Marketing with 30 years experience in retail and CPG customer development. Kimes brings deep experience working with data-driven technology solutions. She is known for her long standing relationships with retailers, CPG brand customers, and industry organizations like FMI and the GMA.
Josh Goldman, SVP of Business Development, led Nielsen's U.S. Digital Retail practice as global Digital Shopping product strategist. He brings 20+ years experience spanning consumer marketing insights and business intelligence to this role. He will focus on cultivating partnerships with consumer engagement technology providers to leverage Label Insight's data.
Rich Coleman, VP of Retail Sales, spent 17 years at Catalina Marketing. Coleman is an experienced business development manager; an expert in client relations, negotiations, loyalty marketing, and strategic planning, particularly in retail grocery and CPG. He will focus on expanding the company's growing presence in the grocery and big box retail sector.
The consumer mandate for better information about the products they buy and use continues to cause massive disruption for the CPG and retail industries. With these key hires, Label Insight remains poised for another year of explosive growth. Label Insight continues to play a pivotal role in the way the industry responds to consumers demands in this multi-billion dollar industry.
About Label Insight: Label Insight is a cloud-based data refinery for product data that powers transparency between CPG brands, retailers and consumers. The company works to capture, analyze and enrich data contained on the packaging and labeling of food, pet, and personal care products. Label Insight's platform enables transparent, open access to accurate product information. Label Insight's platform contains more than 350,000 products, representing 80% of the top purchased CPG products in the USA today. Label Insight customers use this data to provide greater transparency to consumers; easily participate in industry and government initiatives, such as SmartLabel; create more connected omni-channel experiences; and maximize category growth potential. To learn more about Label Insight, visit www.labelinsight.com.
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