SVP of Global Sales and Marketing
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Kirk Wheeler has been named Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Retail Solutions. The search was led by Michael Cunningham.
Prior to RSi, Kirk was Vice President, Global Sales and Solutions at Genpact and was responsible for selling and leading global analytic and research capabilities within the CPG and retail channels. Prior to Genpact, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager at Manthan, a producer of retail and CPG business intelligence, advanced analytics and optimization solutions. Kirk also spent five years with IRI as Senior Vice President establishing top to top relationships with leading CPG companies. Earlier in his career, he served as Chief Marketing Officer of Cabela’s and as a Global General Manager for the Coca-Cola Company.
Kirk holds a BS in Natural Resources Management from Colorado State University.
About Retail Solutions
Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi) transforms data into value—in the store, on the shelf and with shoppers worldwide. To achieve operational excellence and measure performance daily, the world’s leading companies turn to RSi to transform their data into actionable insights. As the leader in data management and retail execution, their goal is to bring operational clarity to their customers so they can operate their business more successfully. From solving out-of-stocks to driving inventory down, from optimizing sales strategies to determining marketing ROI, RSi helps cut costs and improve sales. For over thirteen years they have been a trusted, massive data and analytics partner with more than 225 retailers and over 500 CPG companies, including such household names as Colgate-Palmolive, Nestlé, the Procter & Gamble Company and Unilever.
Kirk is well-respected in the CPG and retail industries for his significant expertise in new business development, strategic marketing planning, and the ability to create profitable long-term customer relationships. He brings an in depth SaaS-based applications knowledge and expertise in leveraging predictive and prescriptive analytics to this role. This will be key in supporting our strategic partners’ journey—from data to insights to results—as well as establishing new relationships for RSi.Bert Clement, CEO, Retail Solutions
I am excited to lead the RSi team and help bring new value to customers by leveraging all of RSi’s innovative analytic capabilities. RSi is the global leader in demand data and retail execution. We will continue on this path and offer our partners the most innovative approaches to help them drive value and sales.Kirk Wheeler, SVP of Global Sales and Marketing, Retail Solutions
Kirk brings to RSi a successful track record of sales execution and customer success in the CPG and grocery retail sectors. In addition, he is an expert at transforming and building high-performing enterprise sales teams. Kirk’s skills as a sales leader will elevate RSi to new heights!Michael Cunningham, Partner, Lonergan Partners