Acumen, part of the Sannam S4 Group, today announces the promotion of Marnie Watson to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Group Board Member.
As CCO, Marnie will lead Acumen’s global sales, service and product evolution and territorial expansion working closely with Katrina Hutchings and the Group Marketing team. As a further testament to the confidence the company puts in Marnie’s leadership and the positive contribution she brings to Acumen, Ms. Watson will also be appointed to the Sannam S4 Group Board where she will work closely with Sannam S4’s other stellar sector Board members including Steve Harvey, Hongxia Liu and Mark Stanton to build on the company’s ambitious agenda to retain and build on Acumen’s market-leading position in the international education sector.
“I am thrilled to be making Marnie’s CCO and Board appointment ” says Adrian Mutton, Founder and Executive Chairman, Acumen and Sannam S4 Group. “Marnie perfectly embodies the professional qualities and sector expertise that Acumen, part of the Sannam S4 Group, is built on and she demonstrates the entrepreneurial spirit that will continue to deliver tremendous value to our international education partners”
Working directly with Adrian Mutton and Acumen’s sector-leading international leadership team of Professor Delia Heneghan, Pete Richards, Cecilia Pereira-Yates, Katrina Hutchings (UK), Joseph Arangio (USA), Ambassador Haike Manning (Vietnam), Dyutimoy Biswas, Ritika Singh (India) Sreya Ghose (Malaysia) and Chris Bandy (Australia), Marnie will oversee Acumen’s relationships with over 100 of the world’s most globally ambitious universities.
“The Acumen team is an extraordinary group of talented, passionate people with deep international expertise and I’m absolutely delighted to take on this expanded responsibility and work more closely with colleagues across the globe to drive ongoing growth and success for our clients and for Sannam S4 Group”