We’ve got a new Country Head North America

Content Team August 16, 2023 mins read

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We’ve got a new Country Head North America

We’re delighted to share the news that Jorge Martin has joined us as Managing Director, Country Head North America. Jorge is the ex CEO of Certent – the US provider of software and services for equity compensation and financial disclosure management, which was acquired by software development firm insightsoftware in 2021.

Prior to spending seven years at Certent, Jorge spent 11 years at E*TRADE Financial in shared services and client management leadership roles across product, professional services, QA, L&D, relationship management, sales, and marketing. Previously he held leadership roles at tech firms Avolent and Netscape.

He has a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Business/Managerial Economics, and an MBA in Finance from the University of California, Davis.

“We’re very excited to welcome Jorge on board. As Managing Director, Country Head North America, he will lead our Sales, Equity Plan Management and Relationship Management teams. He’ll work closely with our Chief Operating Officer, Stuart Sloan, to ensure we provide consistent best-in-class service globally to all our clients, as well as with our Executive Director for Business Development , Hugh Curran and his team, to support our growth in North America.

The US region will be critical to Global Shares successful integration with J.P. Morgan’s Workplace Solutions offering and in achieving our targets over the next five years, and Jorge will be instrumental in helping us to achieve these goals.

I send him every good wish for his new career at Global Shares and J.P. Morgan!”

– Tim Houstoun, CEO, Global Shares

“I am very excited to be part of the Global Shares/J.P. Morgan Workplace Solutions team. We have already established a solid product and service foundation from which we will build the best Workplace Solutions offering in the industry. We look forward to sharing this with our customers, prospects and partners.”

– Jorge Martin, Managing Director, Country Head North America

Jorge hails from York, Maine and is based in New York.

Outside of work he enjoys travel, time in the ocean, snowboarding in the Western United States and cooking. He is a proud father and step father of 4 adult children.

He officially joined Global Shares on July 25th and if you would like to reach out to him, you can contact him via LinkedIn.


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