Unisys (UIS) Names Teresa Poggenpohl As Chief Marketing Officer

By Amit Chowdhry ● May 18, 2021
  • Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced that Teresa Poggenpohl has joined the company as chief marketing officer and senior vice president, Marketing and Communications. These are the details.

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced that Teresa Poggenpohl — who previously served Accenture as chief marketing and communications officer for North America — has joined the company as chief marketing officer and senior vice president, Marketing and Communications. She will report directly to Unisys Chair and Chief Executive Officer Peter Altabef.

Poggenpohl’s 33-year career with Accenture has spanned a series of ever more senior roles, culminating in her serving for more than 3 years as chief marketing and communications officer for North America. And in that role she helped drive a leading market position across the U.S. and Canada, contributing to revenue growth for the North America business to over $20 billion annually and positioning the company as an inclusion and diversity leader.

Previously, Poggenpohl had served as Accenture’s global brand and image leader for nine years with responsibility for brand strategy, advertising, research, digital marketing, trademark portfolio, agency management and support for acquisitions, and joint ventures. Before that, Poggenpohl served Accenture as partner/director of global brand management and advertising.

Poggenpohl serves several civic and community organizations, including the Dean’s Business Council for the University of Illinois College of Business, the College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Nebraska and the Board of Directors for the Chicago Children’s Museum. And she has served as President of the Chicago Business Marketing Association and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.

KEY QUOTES:

“Teresa is a recognized leader in IT services and an innovator in her field who will bring her deep experience to our marketing and communications efforts as we position our company and our solutions for future growth. The Unisys story is both inspiring and evolving. Teresa will lead the way in working with teams throughout the company and beyond to communicate our compelling message.”

— Unisys Chair and Chief Executive Officer Peter Altabef

“Unisys is at a true inflection point. To be able to take a brand as revered as Unisys and tell its great stories is a once-in-a-career opportunity. I look forward to showcasing not only how far Unisys has come, but also how far it can go.”

— Teresa Poggenpohl