"I'm absolutely thrilled to welcome Remi to the Progressive family. With more than 20+ years of marketing experience, she has a proven track record of working with and leading well-known global brands, and I'm confident she's the right person to continue to move our brand forward," said Griffith. "Her creativity and data-driven decision making aligns with ours and I know she'll be a great fit for our culture. I look forward to having Remi as the newest member of my executive leadership team and I also want to reiterate my thanks to Jeff for his passion and dedication to growing our brand over the last 11 years."
"I'm honored to join such a well-recognized brand," said Kent. "I look forward to building on Progressive's success and continuing to drive growth while leading such an accomplished marketing team. They've built an impressive suite of campaigns and characters with incredible momentum in the market, with talented teams and agencies who continue to innovate in this highly competitive category. After getting to know Progressive, I'm so impressed with the culture they've created under Tricia's and Jeff's leadership – not only fast-paced and creative, but welcoming, respectful and true to its values."
Kent joined 3M in 2013 as Global Brand and Strategy Leader for the
Kent, who holds a degree in business administration and an MBA from
The CMO search was led by Griffith, Charney, and Progressive's Chief Human Resource Officer,
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