March 6, 2012
-- Rapid Ratings, an independent ratings, research and analytics firm, today announced Sandy Gray has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Head of Sales Operations and Development. In this new role, Gray will develop business and operations with the goal of attracting some of the world’s most respected corporations as clients.
Gray brings over 20 years of experience across both start ups and Fortune 500 companies including Gartner(Inteco Corp), AT&T, IDG and Time Warner to Rapid Ratings. Her extensive sales leadership experience includes driving sales strategy, marketing programs and planning, sales planning and operations, business development, and customer relationship management across the consumer packaged goods, financial services, service providers, retail, and industrial manufacturing industries. Gray has led revenue growth organizations in addition to closing some of the largest business agreements across companies and industry, including leading the team for AT&T’s wireless division’s and industry’s largest contract sale.
“Having worked with Sandy before, I already know her experience leading sales strategy and customer relationship management is exactly what we need here at Rapid Ratings,” said James Gellert, Chairman and CEO. “She is notorious for growing revenue and scaling operations with measurable results making her an ideal addition to the team at a time when we are seeing tremendous interest from corporations looking to more reliably manage their risk.”
“I am thrilled to bring my diverse background and distinct approach to help drive Rapid Ratings’ continued growth and success,” said Gray. “Rapid Ratings has a real opportunity to build traction with companies who are increasingly focused on corporate counterparty and supply chain risk issues and I look forward to leading the charge.”
About Rapid Ratings
Rapid Ratings is an independent ratings, research and analytics firm that enables financial institutions and corporations to more effectively manage their risk. Using its Financial Health Ratings (FHRs™), Rapid Ratings predicts the financial viability of thousands of public and private companies in 70 countries across all industry sectors. The combination of Rapid Ratings’ subscriber-paid model and objective, financial-based approach results in the most transparent and accurate ratings available. Clients include Fortune 1000 companies, small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and buy- and sell-side financial institutions from around the world. More information can be found at www.rapidratings.com.