CMG Announces Organizational Change to Strengthen Business Execution and Drive Innovation in Key Business Areas
CALGARY, Alberta – Today, the CEO and director of Computer Modeling Group Ltd. (“CMG”), Pramod Jain, has announced leadership changes and new appointments to its team. These changes represent a critical step in driving business transformation and positioning CMG for strong financial performance and sustainable growth.
“Since joining CMG, I have been impressed by the technical talent and depth of innovation here. CMG’s software helps solve some of the industry’s most pressing challenges, from complex development in the field to achieving emissions reduction targets I recognized that we needed new business and shared services capabilities at the senior management level to support innovation and future business development. To that end, I am delighted to announce the addition of several new members to the team. Their work force will enable us to better serve our customers; communicating more effectively, meeting requirements, being in the markets where they need us and by continuing to hire the right people to execute our strategy,” said Pramod Jain.
The company today announced the following leadership changes and new appointments:
Mohammad Khalaf was appointed Head of Business Development, reporting to Pramod Jain. Mohammad’s experience in mergers and acquisitions and strategy will support business growth through efficient capital allocation for new initiatives.
Jason Close transitioned from his role as Vice President CoFlow to Vice President, Product Reporting at Pramod Jain. Jason brings over 20 years of industry experience and will leverage his in-depth knowledge of CMG’s software and customer needs to deliver market-driven solutions.
Anjani Kumar rose from VP of Engineering Solutions to VP of Customer Success and Consulting. Anjani brings over 25 years of reservoir engineering expertise and a passion for helping customers solve critical field planning challenges. He is also responsible for building CMG’s global advisory services team.
Sheldon Harbinson is currently Head of Business Operations, reporting to Pramod Jain. Effective January 1, 2023, Sheldon will serve as Vice President, Americas. Sheldon brings two decades of experience building and scaling global sales, pre-sales and customer success teams.
Kristina Howery was appointed Head of Marketing, reporting to Pramod Jain. Kris will oversee CMG’s marketing and branding efforts and shape the go-to-market strategy for new CMG solutions.
Rahul Jain, based in India, has been appointed Head of Business Operations, reporting to Pramod Jain. Working across the organization, Rahul will be responsible for building and scaling a customer-centric business and implementing best practices and organizational KPIs.
Kristina Mysev has been appointed People & Culture Manager, reporting to Pramod Jain. Kristina will oversee talent management, employee learning and development, organizational leadership and culture.
Daniel Edelshaim was appointed head of the legal department to Sandra Balic, vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Daniel will oversee CMG’s legal and software licensing functions, including all aspects of contractual standards, and advise CMG’s business units on legal, governance and other corporate matters.
Long Nghiem recently received the honor of “Technology Fellow” on the occasion of his 45th anniversary with CMG. Long will transition from CTO to CSO and lead our new Innovation Lab. While Long is solely focused on future innovation, CMG is currently recruiting for the CTO position. “I would like to thank Long for his services as CTO. He has been the cornerstone of our technology for the past 45 years, and I can see his enduring passion for innovation in all aspects of CMG’s development,” said Jain.
Sandra Balic continue as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, and David Hicks, based in Dubai, will continue as Vice President of the Eastern Hemisphere; both will continue to report to Pramod Jain.
“These new leaders bring proven commercial and strategic leadership to the organization. I look forward to them meeting the many challenges and opportunities ahead of us, and helping us drive and execute our strategic plan and deliver value to customers, employees and shareholders,” added Jain. .
For more information please contact:
Kris Howery, Marketing Manager
About the GCM
CMG (TSX: CMG) is a global software and consulting company that provides advanced reservoir modeling capabilities to the energy industry. CMG provides cutting-edge technologies that support critical field development decisions for upstream planning and energy transition strategies. CMG is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with offices in Houston, London, Dubai, Bogota and Kuala Lumpur. For more information, visit www.cmgl.ca.