Candidate Highlight: Global Internal Communications Leader

For more information on this candidate, reach out to Sheri Breitstein on LinkedIn or at sheri@theconnorsgroup.com

 

An increasing number of corporate Technology and IT organizations are hiring communications leaders to drive strategic messaging and compelling narratives across those groups and the broader enterprise. The purpose is two-fold: Position technology leaders as business leaders and showcase the growing partnership between technology and business groups to drive corporate success.

For the last 10 years, he has led internal communications programs within technology organizations at global, highly matrixed organizations. Working with senior-level executives, he has helped transform how technology teams communicate with each other and their business partners. At one of the largest telecom companies, he guided a 19-member communications team across a 16,000-strong IT group to generate editorial content directly connected to improving the consumer experience, driving business strategy and providing a competitive advantage in the marketplace. In all cases, he aligned with his communications colleagues at the corporate and business-group level.

At another telecom provider, which operates the nation’s largest network for cable and internet services, he developed and executed the company’s first internal communications programs for Cyber Security Awareness and National Engineers Week. For both initiatives, he involved the company’s entertainment and sports venue divisions to ensure a cross-enterprise experience.

Most recently, he led business transformation communications at one of the world’s largest fashion and apparel manufacturers, focusing on how the technology group was enabling business-led initiatives. He drove communications for deploying the SAP S/4 Fashion back-end platform for all financial and commercial operations, which marked the company’s largest-ever technology investment. He also developed strategic plans and communications deliverables for Product Lifecycle Management, Data-Driven Marketing, 3D Design, Digital Content Management and Office 365.

He lives in central New Jersey and was recently laid off due to corporate restructuring. If you are interested in learning more about what he brings to the table reach out to Sheri!

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