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Creatacor Announces Organizational and Executive Leadership Changes
Creatacor announced that Tom Lemery, the president and CEO of the Company has transitioned to a new role as a consultant with Creatacor. Gerry Glynn, Will Farmer and Linda Casimano, long time managers and partners of Creatacor for the last five years, assumed the roles of CEO, COO and CFO effective December 31, 2015.
“I am very proud of all the company and staff have achieved during my time as CEO,” said Lemery. “They are the most dedicated people I have ever worked with and I would be nothing without them. I am very excited for the next phase of my career and know that I leave the organization in good hands. This company has been my life’s blood and the executive group and I are committed to ensuring a seamless transition and successful future for Creatacor.”
Lemery launched Creatacor, Inc. in 1987 as a spin-off of GE’s Corporate Exhibit Operation, with the late Russell Percenti, his mentor and longtime colleague at GE. Lemery, a seasoned professional with forty years of experience in the exhibit industry, has been instrumental to the success and growth of the organization in its 28-year history. Leading a small staff of talented individuals, he built Creatacor into a successful trade show exhibit and face-to-face marketing environment provider, serving some of the top brands globally including GE, LEGO® Systems, Osram Sylvania, DSM, Callaway Golf, Central Garden & Pet, Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI), SUNY Albany, PrimaLoft and more.
Gerry Glynn has been selected to succeed Lemery as CEO. Glynn was previously the vice president of operations and has been with Creatacor for 23 years. He began in design and then moved to operations where he was promoted to oversee design, fabrication and logistics.
Will Farmer has been with Creatacor for 25 years and is now COO. Starting with the company as a junior exhibit coordinator, he worked his way up serving as project manager, account executive, and vice president of client services.
Linda Casimano has been promoted to CFO, completing the leadership team. Casimano began her career at Creatacor 24 years ago, working her way up from bookkeeper and controller to her most recent position as vice president of finance.
“I am delighted and humbled to have been selected to fill the role as CEO of Creatacor working together with Will and Linda,” said Glynn. “The company is poised for continued growth and success in 2016 and beyond. I look forward to helping take it there with all of the members of the executive group and our dedicated and talented Creatacor team.”
Creatacor employs more than 50 team members comprised of account managers, designers, graphic production artists, carpenters, electricians, and a wide variety of uniquely skilled specialists. The company has won numerous awards, such as NORI and American Advertising awards (ADDYs), recognizing their outstanding work.
“For more than 20 years, Gerry, Will and Linda have been a part of my family. They are extremely talented and their years of experience will allow them to continue to serve Creatacor customers, staff and partners with the same passion, dedication and trust that Creatacor was founded on,” stated Lemery.
About Creatacor, Inc.
Celebrating 28 years in business, Creatacor, Inc., in Clifton Park, NY, offers a full complement of exhibit design, fabrication and management services to trade show exhibitors and event marketers. Creatacor’s wide scope of products include custom exhibits and displays, mobile tours, marketing events, stage sets, museums, and complete trade show program management. Its creative team becomes your strategic trade show and event partner. From the initial consultation through exhibit design and construction, to shipping and installation, their attention to detail and commitment to customer service is paramount to their business philosophy. For more information, go to www.creatacor.com.
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