Affinion – SVP & Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Gottlieb as
SVP, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
for Affinion Group, an Apollo Investment company.


Julie Gottlieb
SVP, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
A proven senior communications professional with extensive international experience whose proactive, strategic, hands-on, team-building approach has delivered compelling results for premier global organizations across diverse industries, most recently at Lenovo and previously at Gartner, Playtex, and R.R. Donnelly and Sons. Her proven track record of dynamic, integrated communications programs raises corporate visibility and enhances value via her expertise in positioning strategic objectives, products and issues across audiences including investors, media, customers and employees.

Julie has managed crisis communications and contingency planning to protect corporate reputation including maximizing opportunities and minimizing negative coverage and perceptions during highly sensitive and controversial events, including the 2008 Olympic Games and Torch Relay sponsorship in Beijing, multiple global restructurings and senior management organizational changes, and product recalls. Julie has been honored with many industry awards, including most recently being chosen for the CLIO Award for Strategic Communications and Public Relations, and the PRSA “Big Apple” Award for International Communications.

About Affinion Group, an Apollo Investment company
Affinion Group is the global leader in providing innovative marketing solutions that strengthen customer relationships while driving bottom line revenue. Affinion Group is comprised of the previous businesses of Trilegiant Corporation, Progeny Marketing Innovations, Trilegiant Loyalty Solutions and European division CIMS and is unmatched in reputation, size, and dedication to growing its clients’ businesses. As a global leader with more than 35 years experience and revenues of more than $1.3 billion, Affinion Group helps generate significant incremental revenue for more than 5,300 affinity partners worldwide. These partnerships include many of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, major consumer-driven corporations and Fortune 500 companies. Forward-thinking organizations rely on Affinion’s expertise in direct mail, telemarketing, online marketing and more.

About Leadership Capital Group
Leadership Capital Group is a leading retained executive search boutique with international reach. We partner with our clients to conduct search assignments at the executive level, including CEO, COO, CFO, CIO, CTO, CMO, CAO and Board of Director searches as well as functional roles, primarily at the EVP/SVP and VP level. The firm’s consultants have an average of nearly 20 years in retained search in addition to industry experience. They have deep knowledge of global business and human capital issues.

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