GLG Names Paul Todd New CEO
March 26, 2018
Leading Tech Executive to Succeed GLG Co-Founder Alexander Saint-Amand
New York, New York; March 26, 2018 — GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) today named Paul Todd, a leading technology executive, as its new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Alexander Saint-Amand, a co-founder who has been with the company for 20 years and has served as CEO since 2006. Saint-Amand announced the transition to the company’s employees.
Todd has been a leader in the technology sector for two decades. He has held senior positions at eBay, Google, and McKinsey. Most recently, he led eBay’s $3 billion business and operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Todd will be based at GLG’s headquarters in New York and starts March 27, 2018 as part of a previously planned transition.
GLG’s Board of Directors said, “We are enormously grateful to Alexander for his visionary leadership, which has allowed us to scale and become essential to leading companies around the world. We are excited for the next chapter, with Paul bringing his exceptional operational and strategic experience to GLG.”
“I’m excited to join GLG and honored by the confidence placed in me by the Board and by Alexander,” Todd said. “GLG hasn’t just built an industry-leading brand – it’s created an entirely new category. I look forward to bringing the energy, enthusiasm, and insight gained from my past experiences to this amazing company.”
“Our company is stronger than ever – with record growth and revenue – and it’s the right time for this transition,” Saint-Amand said. “Paul is an outstanding executive with strong experience and a record of innovation. I like him immensely, and I am confident GLG is in good hands for the next stage of its evolution and growth.”
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For Immediate Release