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Leger Appoints Three New Members to Its Executive Board

Montreal, March 23, 2023 – Leger is pleased to announce Dave Scholz, Sandie Sparkman and Steve Perrone have been promoted to the executive board to prepare for continued growth in Canada, the U.S. and internationally.  

Dave Scholz has been appointed chief strategy officer (CSO) to collaborate on strategic initiatives across markets and determine improvements that will provide optimal value for clients and the Leger organization. Dave is an expert in communication research and has worked with Leger since 2000, holding a range of leadership positions across research practices and general management.  

Sandie Sparkman has been appointed chief growth officer (CGO) to connect Leger’s range of research offerings, including advanced analytics and new Restech options, with clients’ most pressing business challenges. Sandie has been with Leger since 2013, and is known for her passion, focus on customer service and strong sales management and operations skills. Sandie has been a major contributor to the expansion of Leger’s client base and the integration and promotion of new products and services acquired during her tenure. As CGO, Sandie will be responsible for overseeing sales and marketing at Leger and integrating the two teams to deliver business and client successes.  

Steve Perrone, chief technology officer (CTO), brings 37 years of information technology experience advancing and securing technology infrastructure to the executive board. As CTO, Steve will continue to build an outstanding IT team dedicated to finding the simplest, most effective solutions and seamlessly connecting our technology across global markets. 

“Adding valued expertise to our executive board is essential to sustain our rapid growth in North America and consistent with our strategic plan to integrate new technologies, expand our growing range of research solutions and pursue future acquisitions,” said Jean-Marc Léger, CEO. 

Leger’s executive board now consists of CEO Jean-Marc Léger, COO Anne-Marie Marois, CFO Benoît Bélanger, CSO Dave Scholz, CGO Sandie Sparkman and CTO Steve Perrone. 

About Leger    

Leger is the largest Canadian-owned market research and analytics company, with more than 600 employees in eight Canadian and US offices. Leger has been working with prestigious clients since 1986.