Prasant Gondipalli is now serving as Chief Financial Officer, Cision veteran Nicole Guillot has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Maggie Lower has filled the position of Chief Marketing Officer, and Liam Power has also joined Cision as Head of Distribution, a new leadership position created for Cision’s global distribution business. Distribution remains a core part of the business, with Cision as the leader in the global newswire industry through PR Newswire and PRWeb.
“Since Platinum Equity’s acquisition of Cision, we’ve been fully dedicated to accelerating our strategy and growing our leadership team in order to drive true global innovation and build the industry’s most comprehensive earned media management platform,” said Brandon Crawley, Interim CEO of Cision. “The combination of experience, drive and commitment to collective success make these leaders an ideal fit for the next chapter of Cision.”
Prasant Gondipalli is now serving as Cision’s Chief Financial Officer. Prasant has worked in several finance transformation, restructuring and growth roles, with significant international experience. With more than 15 years of accounting and finance experience working in consulting and corporate, Prasant now oversees Cision’s finance and accounting functions.
Prasant joins Cision from Platinum Equity’s Portfolio Operations group, where he served as Interim CFO of LifeScan, a $1.2B medical device company, and as Senior Vice President of Transformation at Key Energy Services. Prior to joining Platinum, he was the Vice President, Corporate Controller/Treasurer/Business Transformation at BlueLine Rental. Before moving to corporate, Prasant worked in Alvarez & Marsal’s restructuring practice.