Christopher Averill Joins SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership as Chief Financial Officer
Partnership Expands Executive Leadership Team to Focus on Future Growth and Momentum
October 6, 2011. New York/Chicago/San Francisco. The SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership, a leading integrated performance marketing agency network, today announced Christopher Averill has joined the executive leadership team as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Based in the Chicago office, he reports to directly to Zain Raj, president and CEO of the SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership.
“Chris brings a wealth of experience from leading agencies and more than three decades of accounting, financial and business management that will round out our leadership team,” said Raj. “Chris’ expertise will be critical as we continue to grow and build momentum. He is essential in guiding our vision to bring marketers a more powerful, fully-integrated marketing solution.”
Averill joins the SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership from Lake Capital, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Previously, he was chief financial officer of SourceLink, a direct marketing agency based in Itasca, Illinois. Averill has also held executive financial positions with Rexam PLC and American National Can Company in their U.S. and European divisions.
Averill has a B.S. in accounting from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is also a certified public accountant.
“I am thrilled for the opportunity to help lead the SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership as we move the needle in responding to the marketing challenges of today’s leading businesses,” said Averill. “I look forward to working with Zain and the executive leadership team to continue to integrate and expand the Partnership. It is such an exciting time in the industry, and we are making an indelible mark with forward thinking, evolution and growth.”
About the SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership
The SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership is a leading integrated performance marketing agency network that works with marketers to deliver measurable, tangible and accountable business results. It provides today’s leading businesses with a comprehensive offering built around relationship marketing, digital solutions, local marketing, data management and media services. The SolutionSet MediaWhiz Partnership works with leading brands, including adidas, AT&T, American Express, AMD, CCA Global, Cisco, Dell, eBay, Gold’s Gym, National Consumer Panel, Nielsen and Office Depot. For more information, visit: www.solutionsetmediawhizpartnership.com.