San Diego, CA – November 11, 2014 – WIS International announced today that it has appointed Jim Rose as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rose brings over 20 years of senior management experience in the marketing and retail services industry.
“Jim is a talented professional with extensive experience in the marketing and retail services industry and a deep understanding of retailers’ needs. Throughout his career, he has an impressive track record of demonstrated success in growing revenue and profit and working closely and effectively with customers and employees,” said Brian Graff, Chairman of the Board of Directors for WIS International. “We’re very excited to have him join the company and look forward to its continued growth under his leadership.”
Prior to joining WIS International, Mr. Rose was President of Marketing Services for CROSSMARK, a leading marketing services company. Prior to CROSSMARK, Mr. Rose served as the Chairman and CEO for Mosaic Sales Solutions. During his tenure with Mosaic, Mr. Rose significantly grew the business by implementing value-added solutions for clients. He also held leadership positions at The Nielsen Company both in the U.S. and Europe, and MPG (Media Planning Group, part of Havas Worldwide – a global advertising and communications company). 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
“I am very excited to join WIS International and look forward to working with the Company’s customers and employees to build on the Company’s longstanding success and expand WIS’ service offering domestically and abroad.” said Mr. Rose.