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Aventri: Jim Sharp has been appointed CEO

// CIM editorial team, jm

Aventri, the leading meeting and event technology software provider, today announced Jim Sharpe has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Oni Chukwu has been elevated to Executive Chairman for Aventri after leading the company as CEO for the past six years.

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Norwalk. Sharpe brings extensive executive experience in high-growth technology-enabled businesses. Prior to joining Aventri, Sharpe spent six years as GM and Managing Director at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), the leading platform for connecting top professionals for sharing expertise. He managed the firm’s largest and most profitable business unit, Financial Services. Prior to GLG, Sharpe was CEO of Standard Purification, a PE-backed manufacturing business where he led the growth, expansion and successful exit to a strategic buyer.

“I am thrilled to be joining Aventri at such an exciting time in the company’s history,” said Sharpe. “We are now well positioned to take advantage of our market leadership to significantly scale the business. I look forward to working with the Aventri team, and especially our customers, to continue to innovate and deliver the best solution and experience in the industry.”  


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