September 29, 2021 – New York-based Work&Partners recently placed Heather Jordan as chief product officer of Toppan Merrill, a provider of financial printing and communication solutions. Founder and president Alan Work led the assignment. Ms. Jordan was previously with data analytics company Nielsen where she held multiple roles throughout her tenure. Most recently she served as senior vice president, product leader. Her earlier roles at Nielsen were vice president, program manager and senior product manager. Earlier in Ms. Jordan’s career she was director of research and account executive at Spartan Communications.
In her new role, Ms. Jordan will head a team of product development professionals who oversee the global product portfolio within the company. She will also be expected to evangelize a customer-driven, product-led mindset across the organization. Ms. Jordan will help transform user experience by ensuring product experiences drive value and are intuitive, simple and user friendly. She will also further create product metrics for developing and building a measurement framework to inform product decision-making.
Toppan Merrill, a provider of financial printing and communication solutions, is part of the Toppan Printing Co., a global printing group, headquartered in Tokyo with about $14 billion in annual sales in the U.S. Toppan Merrill has been a partner to the financial, legal and corporate communities for five decades, providing secure, innovative solutions to complex content and communications requirements.
Work&Partner also placed Cindy Sattler as the new CFO of Toppan Merrill. As CFO, Ms. Sattler will join Toppan Merrill’s executive leadership team in a high-impact and strategic role reporting to the business unit president. She will be responsible for the direction and management of its client’s financial strategies and activities across a multi-national business and will be instrumental in driving transformation and simplification of the business. Ms. Sattler was formerly the secretary and CFO of Archway Marketing Services.
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Work&Partners is a retained executive search firm that recruits senior-level executives for top management and technology consulting organizations, high-tech firms and corporations on a global basis. The firm combines this core competency with a strong focus on M&A due diligence, TAS and corporate finance consulting environments. Its team of retained search consultants, researchers and support personnel that have built a network of global contacts in the financial services and Fortune 500 arena.
Mr. Work founded Work&Partners in 2002. In focusing on the development of C-level teams, Mr. Work has filled roles at the managing director, partner, vice president and president levels. His expertise spans a range of industries and includes knowledge of the management consulting, technology consulting, financial services and telecommunications sectors. He has placed candidates in the Big Four accounting firms, both public and private companies, professional services organizations, and venture-backed entities. Cognizant, FTI Consulting, Be Informed, Deloitte Consulting, eBay/PayPal, Capgemini, LiquidHub and Electronic Ink are among the clients Mr. Work has worked with since the firm’s inception.
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