GLG Names Kristine Olson-Chapman Head of EMEA


November 23, 2020

New York, New York; November 23, 2020 – GLG, the world’s knowledge marketplace, today announced that Kristine Olson-Chapman will join the company as Head of EMEA. She joins GLG’s global leadership team and will report directly to CEO Paul Todd. As Head of EMEA, Olson-Chapman will oversee all of GLG’s business serving leading corporations, professional services firms, and financial firms in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

GLG is the world’s knowledge marketplace, connecting decision makers to insights from experts so they can act with the confidence that comes from true clarity. GLG’s network of experts is the world’s largest, with thousands of new experts recruited every week.

Olson-Chapman joins GLG with extensive experience at some of the world’s leading companies, serving both B2C and B2B markets. She was most recently Managing Director and an Executive Committee member at TalkTalk, the British broadband provider. Prior to that, she served in senior leadership roles at American Express and Unilever, where she had significant operational and P&L responsibility. A U.S. native, Olson-Chapman is a longtime U.K. resident and will be based in GLG’s EMEA regional headquarters in London. She holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

“Kristine is an exceptionally strong leader with the talent we need to continue accelerating GLG’s momentum across EMEA,” said GLG CEO Paul Todd. “She has experience leading diverse organizations to success across a range of markets. As a member of our global Leadership Team, Kristine’s strong operational background will be an asset not only to our EMEA business but to all of GLG.”

“I’m thrilled to join GLG, a visionary company whose first-mover status in the industry and reputation for world-class client service are matched by its enormous opportunity,” said Olson-Chapman. “I’m excited to join this talented EMEA team and to see what we can achieve together.”

Olson-Chapman begins work on November 23.

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