ON Partners Recruits Chief Product Officer for 365 Retail Markets

September 13, 2022 – Today’s chief product officer is responsible for all product-related matters, and the role is growing in demand, according to executive recruiters who place them. The position typically includes product conception and development, production, innovation, and project and product management. In many IT/ telecommunications companies, the position includes release management and production. Chief product officers generally work on product strategy based on goals set by the CEO and/ or board members. The high demand for chief product officers is keeping executive search firms busy.

ON Partners partner Bryan Buck recently placed Boris Amegadjie as the chief product officer of 365 Retail Markets, a provider of self-service commerce technology to the food service industry.

Mr. Amegadjie brings over 15 years of operations and product management expertise in domestic and international markets. Throughout his career, he has managed and led global teams in Asia, Western Europe, and South and Latin America. He joins 365 Retail Markets from Aristocrat, an ASX20 listed company and a provider of gaming solutions, where he most recently served as global vice president, product and interactive – customer experience. Prior to that, Mr. Amegadjie was CEO at Eclipse Gaming.

365 Retail Markets is a global provider of self-service commerce technology to the foodservice industry. Founded in 2008, 365 provides a full suite of self-service technologies for food service operators. including end-to-end integrated SaaS software, payment processing, and point of-sale hardware. 365’s technology solutions include a growing suite of frictionless smart-stores, micromarkets, vending, catering, and dining point-of-sale options

With a primary focus on technology, consumer, industrial, and the life science sectors, ON Partners recruits C-level and board talent for public and private companies, as well as venture capital and private equity firms. Founded in 2006, the firm’s consultants work from offices in Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Dallas; Menlo Park, CA; Minneapolis. MN; San Francisco; and New York. ON Partners was named one of the fastest growing search firms this year by Hunt Scanlon Media. The firm is now ranked as one of the 20 largest search firms in the nation.

Mr. Buck specializes in enterprise technology, consumer products and services, and automotive technology sectors. He serves public corporations as well as the portfolio companies of leading PE and VC firms.

Recent Chief Product Officer Search

ON Partners partner Baillie Parker recently placed Sean Wetherell as the chief product officer of Strattam-backed Intellect, a provider of business applications, workflow management, QMS, and EHS software. Mr. Wetherell has a decorated history of building enterprise software for Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, education, and financial services. He joins Intellect from RegEd where he served as vice president of product management, creating compliance solutions for the RegTech industry.

ON Partners’ Tim Conti and Alex Pelak recently placed Larry Yang as the new chief product officer for Phononic, a Durham, NC-based global provider of solid state cooling technology. “I’m delighted to introduce Larry Yang as Phononic’s first chief product officer,” said Tony Atti, co-founder and CEO of Phononic. “With a decorated career at some of the most recognized technology companies in the world, Larry’s track record speaks for itself. His product leadership at Phononic will help drive greater growth for the company and expand our presence further into Silicon Valley, and his passion for sustainability will help drive a continued focus on the positive environmental impact of our technology and products. We are truly excited to welcome him to the team.”

ON Partners assisted in the recruitment of former Match Group executive Andy Chen as chief product officer of Glassdoor, a provider of insights about jobs and companies. ON Partners consultants John Morrow and Jeff Hocking led the assignment. “With the future of work evolving, we have the right team in place to help us further innovate and deliver on Glassdoor’s vision of bringing deeper transparency to workplaces everywhere,” said Christian Sutherland-Wong, CEO of Glassdoor.

Related: ON Partners Assists Unison Software in Chief Technology Officer Search

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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