NEW YORK (August 20th, 2019) - WGI Worldwide, Inc. today announced that Joanna Catalano has been elected to its Board of Directors. Catalano first joined WGI earlier this year as a member of its International Council. This tenure has culminated to her election to the Board of Directors.
Catalano, an American based in Singapore, is a sales and marketing executive with over 18+ years experience in her field. Her career has taken her from the United States to Western Europe and Asia, operating at the highest levels of business. Ms. Catalano spent 5+ years in go to market and sales leadership roles at Google. She is currently an executive at Dentsu Aegis Network, a division of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu.
“Joanna is a trusted advisor who brings a wealth of experience to our organization,” commented Chance Wilson, WGI’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. “Her election to our Board of Direction which will help drive WGI forward as we pursue our digital transformation.”
“Asia, my 'home' for the last eleven years, comprises greater than 50% of the global illiterate population, with women impacted particularly. During my time here, I've witnessed the power of literacy to change lives, to foster stronger economic growth,” added Catalano. “It's a honor to work with Chance and team to harness the power of digital, reach the remaining 775M people and empower them to read and write.”
Catalano, now serving a two year term on the Board of Directors, was elected unanimously. She will work closely with WGI’s Board and global leadership moving forward.