Mimeo.com Names Coleen Smith Chief People Officer
New York—December 20, 2007—Mimeo.com, a provide of online, on-demand digital printing for business documents and marketing materials, announced today the hiring of Coleen Smith as Chief People Officer, a newly created position. Smith brings over twenty years of knowledge and expertise to the company, including hands-on leadership and experience in managing human resources-related functions for global organizations such as Marsh Inc., a unit of Marsh and McLennan companies (NYSE: MMC), and Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL).
Chief Executive Officer Adam Slutsky said that Mimeo’s rapid expansion requires an equal expansion of management talent. Just two weeks ago, Mimeo.com announced the hiring of Thomas Karrat as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, another new senior management position, who is leading the expansion of Mimeo.com’s sales and marketing team.
As Chief People Officer, Smith will oversee Mimeo.com’s people strategy, driving organizational performance and keeping employees engaged in their work and focused on the company’s mission. She will also be responsible for growing Mimeo.com in all human resources matters, including career development, recruiting, and retention. She will be based in the company’s New York office and will report directly to CEO Adam Slutsky.
“A fast-growing company like Mimeo.com must place a large emphasis on hiring and retaining good people,” said Adam Slutsky, CEO of Mimeo.com. “Coleen’s proven leadership skills, operational expertise, and global experience will be invaluable to our organization as we expand.”
“I’m excited to be joining a rapidly growing company like Mimeo.com that is transforming the way people print, manage, and distribute business documents and marketing materials,” stated Smith. “I look forward to helping the company expand both its footprint and team of talented professionals.”
Smith Biographical Information
Most recently, Smith served as a consultant to Marsh Inc., where she advised and worked alongside executives across the United States, Canada and Latin America in expanding their Risk Management practice. She was also responsible for identifying and hiring top talent and key production and operations personnel for the company.