HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug testing, education verification, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian D. Ward as Chief Marketing Officer.
Mr. Ward joins HireRight from Experian, where he served as Vice President, Marketing and Strategy for Partner Solutions. In his role as Chief Marketing Officer, Brian is responsible for leading the global strategy and execution of all marketing functions at HireRight. He is laser-focused on customer needs, driving HireRight’s competitiveness in the market and elevating the brand globally.
“Brian will bring invaluable insight to this crucial role,” said Guy Abramo, CEO of HireRight. “We are sharing the HireRight story with new clients across the globe as we continue to grow, and Brian’s expertise will enable us to build dynamic marketing campaigns that deliver our global products and services while scaling to be tailored to individual cultures and communities.”
Brian has led high revenue-generating marketing initiatives for top-tier B2B and B2C organizations, including Experian, CA Technologies, and Oracle Corporation. In his role as Vice President, Marketing and Strategy for Partner Solutions at Experian, he turned around a declining business to double-digit growth. His focus on operational excellence, top performance, and employee engagement led to fiscal goal achievement and the establishment of high-functioning marketing centers of excellence. In previous roles at Experian, he pioneered a global brand transformation, implemented infrastructure enhancements and efficiencies and took P&L ownership of the direct to small business team, revolutionizing their services to yield 20% growth.
“With his passion for inclusion, engagement and constant improvement, Brian will be an integral part of accomplishing our company-wide goals while looking ahead to our future endeavors,” added Mr. Abramo.
Mr. Ward received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Santa Clara University. He also holds an MBA in management from Santa Clara University. He is an active volunteer in the Orange County community.
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