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Gregg Spratto Appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Cision

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CEO Insights Team

CEO Insights Team

Cision, a global provider of earned media software and services to public relations appointed Gregg Spratto as its new global Chief Operating Officer. Spratto brings two decades of operational expertise to the role, with an emphasis in M&A integration, customer service and business automation and will be based in Cision’s New York City Office.

Kevin Akeroyd, CEO, Cision, says, “Cision has aggressively grown its technology portfolio through the acquisition of 10 companies in the last four years. Each acquisition was designed to further the vision of our
break through Cision Communications Cloud platform. Gregg's established expertise in acquisition integration will be instrumental as we leverage our acquired assets to enter into a new era of communications.”

Spratto joined Cision from Autodesk, a $2 billion multinational design, engineering and entertainment software company and at Autodesk, he held nearly every role critical to the operations function, most recently served as the Vice President of Operations. He also held leadership positions in materials management, supply chain, purchasing, financing systems reporting and more.

" Gregg's established expertise in acquisition integration will be instrumental as we leverage our acquired assets to enter into a new era of communications."

On his new role, Spratto, comments, “I am committed to making revolutionary changes to operations, furthering the work of Cision's dedicated employees in support of the company's vision for the next era of communications – one where comms is seen as a value center of the enterprise. I look forward to working with our team to maximize Cision's technology investments and support our customers with the solutions they need to enable more precise communication, campaign planning and measurement to impact the business bottom line."