Mr. Perry is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Information Resources, Inc. (IRI). Prior to taking on his role at IRI, Mr. Perry served as President, Brand Solutions of Google Inc. Before joining Google, Mr. Perry spent twenty-three years with The Procter & Gamble Company, where he held several positions of increasing responsibility in marketing and general management roles, including President, Global Family Care from May 2011 to December 2013. Mr. Perry has served as a director of e.l.f. Beauty, Inc., a publicly traded cosmetics company, since September 2016, and he previously served as a director of the Hillerich & Bradsby Co. (Louisville Slugger), a privately-owned sporting goods manufacturer, from September 2013 to August 2016. He is also a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations.
Skills and Qualifications
The Board concluded that Mr. Perry should serve as a Director primarily due to his extensive operational experience in marketing and brand management and his experience serving as a director of other organizations. Specifically, Mr. Perry brings leadership and operating skills through his current and former roles with Google Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Perry’s background enables him to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in marketing, operations, general management, consumer products, technology, and digital media.