Richard A. Anicetti was recently named Chairman of the Cielo Global Holdings Board of Directors. Anicetti is a business executive, teacher, mentor and motivational speaker with more than 38 years experience, almost a third of which he has spent leading as CEO for food retailing companies such as Food Lion, The Fresh Market, and 99 Cents Only. Today, Anicetti is a partner at the Overfield Leadership Group, who assists organizations on such efforts as leadership consulting – individual and team leadership assessment, development, and coaching; strategic planning; change management; facilitation; and training design and implementation.
“In addition to the disruptive technology, service reach, and quality deployed by Cielo Global Holdings, I am extremely impressed with the organization’s experienced leadership team. I look forward to assisting the team on its journey of continued excellence and growth,” said Anicetti.
As Chairman, Rick will preside over the Cielo Global Holdings Board of Directors and provide valuable feedback and guidance working closely with the Co-CEOs and the other members of the CGH Executive Leadership team to advance the company’s initiatives.
“Having worked with Rick Anicetti for nearly 10 years, I couldn’t be more excited that he is joining our team as Chairman of the CGH Board. Rick is the consummate professional with unmatched integrity and leadership skills. Rick brings a wealth of retail experience and a career full of success and professional accomplishments and we will lean on him heavily as we grow our portfolio of disruptive technology companies. We are truly blessed to continue to attract leaders of Rick’s calibre,” says BJ Carter, Co-CEO of Operations and Strategy of Cielo Global Holdings.
“Rick Anicetti has operated budgets in excess of $12 Billion dollars and brings to the CGH family solid foundational strategy and governance experience that will serve us well as we march towards exceeding our goal of $100 million in revenue,” says Imre Szenttornyay, Co-CEO of Revenue and Innovation of Cielo Global Holdings.