CHARLES J. REISLERManaging Director
...Charles J. Reisler is Managing Director in the Business Intelligence practice of Citigate Global Intelligence & Security (CGIS), based in New York.Mr. Reisler
has over 30 years experience of business development, advertising, strategic communications and brand management experience for leading global firms, serving clients engaged in a wide variety of businesses, including consumer package goods, financial services, telecommunications, technology, and manufacturing. Prior to joining CGIS, Mr. Reisler was Executive Vice President at Siegelgale responsible for global business development at this New York based international branding consulting firm.He
was one of twelve senior managers who helped buy ownership back from parent Saatchi & Saatchi in 1998.During his
ten years at the firm Mr. Reisler
played a number of roles in both business development and client management.From directing worldwide business development, to initiating, building and overseeing all of Siegelgale's practice in Latin America, to winning marquee accounts in Europe and the Far East.Mr. Reisler managed corporate branding and strategy engagement for such client as AT&T, Cemex (Mexico), EDS, UBS/PaineWebber, Lehman Bros., Correo Argentino (Argentina), Bank One, Credit Suisse First Boston, Allianz (Germany), Banco Nacional (Brazil), ING Americas, Siemens (Germany), Bank One, Dresdner Keinwort Wasserstein (UK), S.W.I.F.T (Belgium), and TV Azteca (Mexico). Before joining Siegelgale, Mr. Reisler was associated with Smith Hanley, a New York-based executive search firm, where he specialized in serving clients in the financial services, professional services and communications industries.Prior to that, he served as Communications Director at E.F. Hutton, at the time a leading financial services firm. During more than a dozen years in the advertising industry, Mr. Reisler held various senior account management positions at Ogilvy, DDB, Grey and N.W. Ayer, serving clients such as Bristol-Myers, American Express, Sears, AT&T, Polaroid, and GTE. From 1970 to 1973, Mr. Reisler was a member of the White House Staff, serving as Staff Assistant in a number of capacities in the Office of the Director of Communications, the Office of Public Liaison, and as Public Information Officer of the White House Office of Drugs.Mr. Reisler also served as Special Deputy for Communications to the National Director of the 1972 Presidential Reelection Campaign Committee. Mr. Reisler is a graduate of Tulane University with a B.A. in Economics.