With Tom's departure, Scott Eckman has been promoted into a newly created position of Executive Vice President of Marketing and Furniture Leasing.
Currently IMC's Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, in his
new role Scott
will continue to provide senior leadership to the marketing team but in addition will work with the furniture leasing teams in High Point and Las Vegas to set direction and drive leasing activity for both markets.
Julie Messner, vice president of home furnishings leasing for High Point, and Craig Staack, vice president of home furnishings leasing for Las Vegas, will maintain their current roles and report to Eckman.
brings many years of experience leading sales teams and full P&L's for other businesses to this new role.
Further, he has a proven track record in developing talent and creating growth opportunities for high performance team members.Prior to IMC, Eckman had several roles at GMAC Insurance Personal Lines including CMO as well as time managing each of the company's two divisions.
Eckman managed a commercial paper product line at Georgia Pacific for several years and he spent four years at the Boston Consulting Group where his work generally focused on sales force effectiveness and B2B and B2C marketing.
He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his undergraduate degree from LSU.
's leadership and critical thinking capabilities have been an incredible asset to our corporate strategy and marketing functions over the past several years," said Maricich, "Through his new role, Scott will play an even more pivotal role in developing a platform and structure to position IMC
for continued success."