FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ABCD Welcomes Jared Wilson as CIO & Managing Director of Global Sales
DECEMBER 1, 2020 (Rockville, MD)—Today, ABCD announces Jared Wilson as Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) and Managing Director of Global Sales. An award-winning sales executive, Jared will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and be responsible for driving innovation and revenue strategy company-wide.
“I couldn’t be more excited to add Jared Wilson to our executive team,” says Amber Dozier, Managing Partner and Chief Strategy Officer. “He is a proven leader, and his insight into global emerging markets is perfectly aligned with our strategic outlook and goals. I look forward to collaborating with Wilson as we usher in the next wave of ABCD & Company’s growth.”
As CIO, Jared will be responsible for building innovative products, services, and approaches, while developing roadmaps that enable market entry and result in revenue generation. As Managing Director of Global Sales, Jared will provide strategic and tactical leadership that drives sales activity to produce a trajectory of sustainable growth in new markets around the world.
Over the past five years, Jared has held various leadership positions at Allstate Insurance Company. Most recently, Jared served as the New Agent Field Sales Leader, Capital Regional Sales Team, leading new agency success for Allstate agents under 18 months—representing 80% of new business growth company-wide.
In 2019, Wilson served as Field Sales Leader, Capital Region Sales Team, providing leadership to a market of 35 agencies—representing $105+ million in written premiums. Wilson was awarded the coveted Key Leader Award for finishing in the top 8% of all Field Sales Leaders nation-wide.
“I’m very excited to join the ABCD Family,” says Wilson. “This is a dream opportunity to blend my passions, interests, and strengths. As a member of the executive team, it is my goal to inspire innovation that drives sustainable, long-term growth for every member personally and professionally. This is a journey, not a sprint.”
Jared holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from Hult International Business School in London and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Howard University.
ABOUT ABCD & COMPANY
ABCD & Company (ABCD) is a national full-service marketing and events firm, specializing in stakeholder engagement and multicultural communications. Located in Rockville, MD, we serve clients across 19 states and 26 cities. ABCD leverages technology, cross-functional teams, and a national network of suppliers to help clients better connect and communicate with their internal and external stakeholders. Our core service offerings are branding, digital and creative services, events and meeting planning, people strategy, and communications and engagement.
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