Toronto — Array Marketing, a market leader in end-to-end in-store merchandising solutions, has appointed Chris Olivier as North American chief commercial officer.
Olivier is a skilled commercial executive from the retail services industry, having held leadership roles in multiple retail sales, marketing and activation companies. With over 20 years of global leadership in retail marketing, Olivier has strong familiarity with Array’s business from his many years in adjacent retail service companies. Most recently, he was CEO at SPAR Group, a retail merchandising, field sales, installation, remodel and reset business.
Prior to that, Olivier held the role of president for both Omnicom and Advantage Solutions. At Omnicom he was responsible for multiple businesses in field marketing, outsourced sales, shopper marketing and experiential marketing globally a number of blue-chip companies, such as L’Oreal, Walmart and Unilever. At Advantage Solutions, Chris drove superior execution of client projects, while creating value-added services in retail merchandising, business intelligence, digital commerce and a full suite of marketing services.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Chris to Array,” says Steve Kremser, CEO of Array. “Chris brings to Array deep B2B commercial leadership experience combined with a track record of delivering outstanding value and high-quality execution for clients. Chris has worked with leading global brands to deliver their merchandising and in-store experiential needs. Chris’s leadership will help enable our already strong commercial team to further accelerate growth.”
Array is the global leader in in-store merchandising services, solutions and experiences for many of the world’s most iconic retailers and brands. For over 40 years, clients of Array have enjoyed an unparalleled experience with Array’s creative solutions, global reach, sustainability leadership and exceptional client services. In short, Array creates amazing retail experiences. Array is headquartered in Toronto and employs more than 1,800 employees with operations in Canada, USA, Mexico, China, Singapore, Poland, UK, France and Germany.
SOURCE: Array Marketing