Source: Reidy Communications

Pivot Leadership Names Rich Wetzler as Chief Operating Officer

Pivot Expands Leadership Team to Grow and Scale Global Operations

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - Pivot Leadership ( today announced that Rich Wetzler has joined the firm as its Chief Operating Officer. Wetzler will be responsible for all aspects of operational excellence, working with the management team to help implement high-growth strategies, both in the US and internationally. He will report directly to David Dotlich, Pivot's Chairman and CEO.

"Rich brings over 25 years of domestic and global experience managing mature global businesses as well as high-growth organizations," said Dotlich. "His unique combination of skills across a broad range of areas, including finance, technology, human resources, marketing, and operational management, will help us deliver the highest quality leadership programs to our clients on a much larger scale."

Prior to joining Pivot Leadership, Wetzler held key leadership positions at LRN, a global consulting and leadership firm; Kroll, where he was Chief Operating Officer; and Oliver Wyman, one of the largest management consulting firms in the world, where he served as Chief Operating Officer for their organization and leadership business. Wetzler started his career in various finance roles at Marsh & McLennan Companies, including Mercer. While there, he served as the Chief Financial Officer, and later Chief Operating Officer, of Mercer Delta, focusing on organization and leadership consulting to senior leaders and boards.

"Leadership has never been more critical and Pivot's approach is fresh -- completely customized, creative, and impactful," said Wetzler. "I am incredibly energized to work with such great people and lead the company into its next phase of growth."

About Pivot Leadership
Pivot Leadership partners with Fortune 500 executives to help them lead, innovate, and successfully 'pivot' their businesses in volatile markets and changing industries. Working with companies such as Nike, eBay, BlackRock, Walmart, and Johnson & Johnson, Pivot designs and implements corporate strategy and talent development programs that are creative, customized, and scalable. Based in Portland, Oregon, the company has developed leaders in 28 countries across the globe. To learn more, visit or follow @pivotleadership.