Teneo promotes former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to vice chairman. Ryan joined Teneo as a senior advisor in October 2020. He is also a partner at private equity firm Solamere Capital, president of the American Idea Foundation and visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. In his new role, Ryan will work closely with the firm’s senior leadership team to advise clients around the world and support its ongoing growth. “Paul has unparalleled insights and experience across a wide range of key business, economic, policy and geopolitical issues,” said Teneo CEO Paul Keary. “He will add significant value to Teneo clients around the world.”
MikeWorldWide promotes Gina Cherwin to chief operating officer, a newly created position. Cherwin joined the firm in 2013 and has served as EVP & chief people officer since 2016. Before coming to MikeWorldWide, she was campaign services director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. In her new position, Cherwin will continue to lead the firm's focus on culture and talent strategy while adding all international operations, resource planning and forecasting, real estate and facilities management, and acquisition integrations. “Gina has successfully operationalized our culture, elevating our purpose and values to a strategic function and a competitive differentiator," MikeWorldWide founder and CEO Michael W. Kempner.
Tractor Supply Company names Kimberley Gardiner, senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Gardiner was most recently chief marketing officer and senior vice president at Volkswagen of America. Before that, she served as vice president and CMO at Mitsubishi Motors North America and director of marketing communications at Kia Motors America. At Tractor Supply, Gardiner will focus on elevating the company’s brand and marketing capabilities. She succeeds Christi Korzekwa, who previously announced her plans to retire. “Her extensive background and data-driven approach to brand development, as well as her reputation for innovation, will help evolve our marketing organization and continue to build on the strength of the Tractor Supply brand,” said Tractor Supply president and chief executive officer Hal Lawton.