💼 Senior executive with global experience
🌎 Managed brands in more than 150 countries with a $23 billion P&L
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Jim Bramante, Chairman and CEO of CareerArc, is a senior operating executive with extensive experience developing and operationalizing market growth strategies across multiple continents, driving execution across all aspects of the business, including integrating strategy, technology, process, structure, and talent to enact change.
Jim has a track record of gaining market share while driving significant profit improvement. At IBM, he was the Senior Vice President for IBM’s Growth Market Unit and was responsible for all brands in more than 150 countries with a $23 billion P&L. Prior roles include General Manager for the Southwest Europe business unit with a $9 billion P&L and the Managing Partner of the North America Consulting business with a $7 billion P&L.
At PWC Consulting, Jim helped lead the spinout of the consulting business that resulted in the eventual sale to IBM. Prior to this, Jim worked as a Senior Partner leading practices focused on go-to-market, business model design/optimization, performance management and talent optimization projects, enabled by technology. He served clients of varying sizes and complexity across industries and geographies.
With private equity investment firm PeakEquity Partners, Jim served as a board member for EnterpriseDB, which resulted in a successful exit. He is currently a board member for CareerArc and continues to provide consulting services to CEOs.
Jim has been a featured speaker at conferences, has authored numerous articles, and co-authored the book eCFO. He was also awarded the Leadership Award by Consulting Magazine in 2009.