Placement
Brad Shaw
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Accomplished strategy, insights, and brand executive with 30+ years of experience leading, coaching and developing individuals and teams to navigate business challenges and identify growth opportunities for B2B/B2C companies in the CPG, Retail, and Professional Services.

Accomplished strategy, insights, and brand executive with 30+ years of experience leading, coaching and developing individuals and teams to navigate business challenges and identify growth opportunities for B2B/B2C companies in the CPG, Retail, and Professional Services.

Full Bio

Brad has many years of experience as a Brand, Strategy, and Client leader at world-class organizations, including SC Johnson, Bestfoods, Prophet, IRI, and Ipsos. He is an expert at helping clients navigate business challenges at different stages of their growth lifecycle, identifying a range of possibilities to explore and bridge those ideas to execution. As an Executive Coach, he also works with high-performers to reach even greater success as they engage with new growth opportunities at both a professional and organizational level. His deep commercial leadership experience allows Brad to bring a holistic perspective on problem-solving and opportunity-vetting for his clients and businesses. Whether you are looking for that next new wave of growth for your business, are challenged with organizational or team dynamics, or are looking to enhance your impact as a leader, Brad understands what you need to succeed in today’s marketplace and is excited to help you on your journey!


Notable Client Achievements

  • Awarded with CEO Award for building a high-performing commercial team that successfully secured a five-year contract renewal while navigating the client through a tremendous change and successful technology implementation.

  • Retained 100% of clients and successfully negotiated multi-year contracts totaling $30M by consistently enhancing client value, building trust through exceptional service, and presenting the right idea at the right time to fuel company growth.

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WORK HISTORY
Ipsos North America
SVP, Senior Client Officer
IRI
SVP & Principal, Client Group Lead
Prophet
Senior Engagement Manager
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CREDENTIALS
  • Certified Executive Coach (CEC)
  • 30+ years of executive experience in business and brand strategy
  • University of Michigan, MBA
  • Georgetown University, Finance
  • 100+ hours of coaching
INDUSTRIES
Consumer Goods
Management Consulting
Professional Services
Retail
Manufacturing
Big Data
Technology
EXPERIENCE WITH
Account Management
Business Development
Data Science
Marketing
Business Analysis
Sales
Consulting
EXPERTISE
Experienced People Manager
Executive
Career Transition
Performance Productivity
Internal Mobility
Relationship Building
Managing Up
Time Management
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Q&A

Describe your coaching style.

My coaching style is highly pragmatic and collaborative. I leverage active inquiry to allow my clients to problem-solve and move forward.

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal client is one with a growth mindset and a bias for action. I like to coach leaders and teams from small to mid-sized companies with a growth mindset but are challenged with what’s next. While their path forward may be unclear, a sense of urgency to act exists. Usually, these clients are experiencing one or more external market disruptors or internal challenges inhibiting professional and organizational growth. They are looking for answers. In the simplest sense, the value I provide is helping these clients move forward.

How do you measure success with a client?

I ask for feedback to ensure they meet the objectives they have set for the engagement.

What is your coaching superpower?

Active listening coupled with a practitioner mindset. (Practitioner as a commercial or team leader, not as a coach)

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