CTG Appoints Jeff Gerkin Executive Vice President, Sales
“CTG has worked aggressively this year to strengthen its sales team across the organization, both in size and effectiveness, and to make strategic investments in its executive leadership. Jeff’s appointment is a critical step in maintaining CTG’s ability to anticipate the evolving needs of our clients, support our ongoing emphasis to drive new business across the enterprise, and to achieve the Company’s stated growth objectives,” said
Mr. Crumlish further commented, “Jeff’s business development leadership experience, market expertise, industry knowledge, and proven ability to build high-performance sales teams will be key to our growth strategy across CTG’s North American client base. Jeff is an excellent addition to our world class sales and leadership teams."
In his role, Gerkin will have executive responsibility for building and managing an effective and accountable North American sales organization for the Company’s Health Solutions, Strategic Staffing Services, and Diversified Industrials lines of business with the focus on significantly increasing revenue. He will provide the vision, leadership, and management necessary to achieve the Company’s goals for growth in both existing and new markets.
Mr. Gerkin stated, “This is an exciting point in the Company’s history, and I am privileged to become a part of an organization that has been providing the most reliable services and solutions to clients for more than 50 years. I am honored to have the opportunity to become a part of such a well-established and respected Company, and to be entrusted with shaping a business development organization totally focused on meeting the complex needs of its clients first, while also increasing profitable revenue growth.”
Prior to joining CTG, Gerkin served as the Senior Vice President, North American Sales for
Mr. Crumlish commented, “Adding a seasoned business development executive is an important part of the Company’s plan to accelerate revenue growth thereby reaching the goals outlined in our three-year strategic plan. This action, along with a number of others implemented in 2017, is directly designed to add mid-market accounts to our expanding client base, improve profitability, and ultimately increase shareholder value.”
Other actions implemented in 2017 designed to expand the sales pipeline, drive growth, increase profitability, and improve shareholder value include:
Robert Barrasto the leadership team as Vice President, Healthcare Sales, for the Company’s North American line of business;
- Expanded the business development teams in geographies where CTG has a strong existing market presence;
- Added a new member to the Board of Directors with extensive IT Services experience;
- Aligned non-employee director compensation with shareholders in a new compensation program that terminates all cash compensation, and starting in 2018 will be exclusively in CTG shares; and
- Implemented an innovative equity-based compensation program to directly align the executive leadership team with shareholders.
About CTG: CTG provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in
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