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Velocity Global Expands Leadership to Drive Strategy Execution and Customer Success

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Velocity Global, the worlds expert on work, today announced the appointment of Susan McDonough as Chief Transformation Officer and Frank Lucier as Chief Customer Success Officer, effective August 28th and September 5th, respectively.

Chief Transformation Officer Susan McDonough and Chief Customer Success Officer Frank Lucier
Chief Transformation Officer Susan McDonough and Chief Customer Success Officer Frank Lucier

In her role, Susan will manage and execute on Velocity Globals long-term strategy and vision, driving key initiatives and leading a cross-functional team to make operational scale a reality. In his role, Frank will drive an even greater focus and emphasis on our customer journey.

As our industry matures and Velocity Global enters its next stage of growth, Susan and Frank will be a critical part of our leadership team. Their impressive and proven track record of transforming companies and creating meaningful customer journeys during crucial stages of development will allow us to achieve a sustainable and scalable growth strategy, said Frank Calderoni, CEO at Velocity Global.

Susan most recently led the Enterprise Transformation Office at global HR leader, Workday. Prior to that, she spent nearly two decades leading growth and driving scale at Cisco in roles spanning Customer Experience, Operations, Corporate Development and Finance. She is widely regarded as a transformation pioneer for her ability to translate strategy into operational execution. She joins Velocity Global at a pivotal point in the companys trajectory as it scales across customer success, product innovation, and operational excellence.

I am passionate about creating high-performing teams that are driven to collaborate, innovate, and exceed customer expectations, said Susan McDonough, Chief Transformation Officer at Velocity Global. Joining a company that is laser-focused on making opportunity borderless for people everywhere caught my interest immediately and I am excited to execute on this important vision. I look forward to driving measurable growth and scale across all functions of the company, with the success of our customers in mind.

Frank has nearly 20 years of leadership experience in customer-centric technology and is an expert in prioritizing the customer journey that is holistic, impactful, and goes beyond metrics. He has previously held leadership roles at SAP Concur, ServiceSource, and iSpot.TV enhancing the customer experience and driving retention and business growth.

Velocity Global has built an impressive business helping companies scale and grow to reach new heights. Joining at this stage in their trajectory is an incredible opportunity and I look forward to ensuring every customer optimizes the value of working with us, said Frank Lucier, Chief Customer Success Officer at Velocity Global. My passion is to build teams that focus on helping customers achieve their business goals with measurable results. Im excited to execute this strategy with the team to bring a world class experience to our customers."

Susan and Franks announcements come shortly after the appointment of Ann-Christel Graham, who joined the company last month as its Chief Revenue Officer. Ann-Christel and Chief People Officer, Linda Lee, were both brought on by CEO Frank Calderoni, who took on the role in April. The company also recently launched a rebranding effort to more accurately represent its next phase of growth and scale.

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