Falls Church, VA, December 22, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The SCIP Board of Directors have elected the new Officers of the Society. Joining August Jackson, 2013 Vice Chair, and Andrew Beurschgens, 2012-3 Secretary-Treasurer, Melanie Wing will serve as Chair for 2013. She will be providing guidance and direction to the organization while working closely with the new Executive Director, Nan Bulger.
“I am honored to serve the members of SCIP as Board Chair,” said Ms. Wing. “We are in a time of transition and growth for the Society and I am very pleased to support SCIP during this exciting period of change.”
Melanie Wing serves as Vice President Strategic Marketing and Customer Insights Leader for Equifax, Inc. where she is responsible for understanding industry and market trends, customer insight, and the competitive dynamics that drive the development and implementation of results-oriented business strategies. She has a long history of working in strategic and competitive intelligence and this will be her second turn as the Chair of the Board. She has previously received SCIP’s Catalyst Award in 1999 as well as receiving the SCIP Fellow Award in 2007.
About Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)
With members in over 70 countries, SCIP is a 3000-member global non-profit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence. Education and training have been a critical component of SCIP’s member services since the Society’s founding in 1986, 1986 and SCIP provides its global membership access to the world’s most admired certification program. In addition to articles and books, SCIP provides networking opportunities at its annual conferences in the US, Europe, Brazil and Singapore, and through chapter meetings and webinars. The Society supports everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence, and many members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, science and technology.