- Jim Rose
Jim Rose joins WIS International as President and Chief Executive Officer bringing over 20 years of senior management leadership in the retail services industry.
Prior to joining WIS International, Mr. Rose served as President of Marketing Services for CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing company. Mr. Rose also served as the Chairman and CEO for Mosaic Sales Solutions. He has held leadership positions at The Nielsen Company both in the U.S. and Europe. He began his career as a consultant at Deloitte based in Chicago and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
- Tom Compogiannis
Chief Financial Officer
Tom Compogiannis joined WIS International as CFO in 2007 and is responsible for the company’s global financial operations. He brings over 27 years of progressive financial executive experience with a proven record of accomplishment of improving financial operations and results. Tom began his career with KPMG. He left public accounting to become controller and later CFO for National Decision Systems and remained so after its merger with Claritas. Throughout his career, Tom has successfully merged and integrated companies. Additionally, he is skilled in budgeting, forecasting, financial management and strategic planning. Tom's core values include integrity, teamwork and respect.
- Nick Ford
Chief Operating Officer
Nick Ford comes to Retail Services WIS Corporation having built a successful business career with operational excellence, acquisitions, performance improvements, and strong customer relationships. Prior to joining Clark Hill, a professional services corporation, Nick spent 10 years at a global, Michigan-based business-to-business services company. Nick served as their Senior Vice President Operations for the U.S., responsible for the performance of over 19,000 associates, where he regularly exceeded customer expectations and improved productivity. Before moving to the U.S., he was President of their Canadian group following a successful term as President of the company’s European business. Earlier in his career Nick was an entrepreneur and received his bachelor of science degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Currently he also serves on the board and remains active with QGel Bio, a Swiss-based bio-tech startup.
- Dan Colvard
Senior Vice President
Dan comes to Retail Services WIS International leveraging over 30 years of successful senior leadership in both the Retail Services and the Consumer Packaged Goods industries. With a consistent track record of successfully creating and implementing growth strategies in our space, he is a strong addition to our broadly skilled and highly respected leadership team. Over the last 15 years, he led development for one of the nation’s largest merchandising companies and most recently lead development for the nation’s largest impulse goods company. He also was CEO and President for two DSD jewelry companies and has voluntarily served as a development advisor to the GMDC for many years.
- Alan Hubbard
Vice President, Human Resources
Alan Hubbard joins WIS International as Vice President, Human Resources and is responsible for the company’s global human resources organization. He has over 20 years of senior leadership experience with a history of evolving human resource functions to become more business centric, strategic in their people objectives and capable of executing on their commitments. Alan’s professional experience includes leadership roles with American Express, Cadbury Schweppes, Dow Corning and most recently H&R Block. In addition to broader HR harmonization efforts, Alan’s expertise includes organizational talent strategy, recognition, international, M&A’s and strategic work with boards and executive teams.
- Steve Smith
Vice President, Account Management
Steve joined WIS International in 1998 and is responsible for North American Account Management. Steve brings over 30 years of successful industry experience, serving as Regional Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Field Sales and Account Management, and currently holding the position of Vice President, National Accounts. Steve’s focus on process improvement, relationship management and solutions provider drives the exceptionally high level of customer retention experienced by WIS International.
- Chris Forsberg
Vice President, Information Technology
Chris Forsberg joins WIS International with over 15 years of experience in retail and operational excellence. Specializing in retail and merchandising, he joins us from The Home Depot where he recently led operations for the Merchandising Execution Team (MET). He oversaw dramatic increases in productivity, quality, technology, and safety performance. Prior to that he spent 10 years at Mosaic Sales Solutions where he led the creation of performance metrics and improvements as well as the integration of acquisitions and international businesses.