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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Athena, a mission-driven services company that matches Philippines-based executive assistants with entrepreneurs and leadership teams on four continents, is strengthening its leadership team and marketing with the appointment of chief marketing officer Peter Sloterdyk, vice president of global marketing Leanne Glamuzina and vice president of global communications Tatiana Day.
Peter Sloterdyk is a marketing expert with over 15 years of experience developing meaningful marketing programs and building world-class teams for Fortune 500 companies, scale-ups and start-ups. As Chief Marketing Officer, Peter will lead the strategic growth of the Athena brand and global customer base in existing and new markets, while further establishing Athena as the authority in delegation power. Formerly Global Director of Marketing and Technology for Koala, he led marketing, media, strategy, creative, data and insights analytics, engineering, UX/UI, communications, public and media relations, performance marketing, news, business strategy and global expansion initiatives. Prior to Koala, Peter held senior global marketing positions at Netflix, Grindr and MXM, part of Accenture Interactive.
“I am so grateful to have the opportunity to join this team whose mission aligns with my own beliefs of always working to make a meaningful impact,” said Peter Sloterdyk, Chief Marketing Officer at Athena. “Athena is committed to improving people’s personal and professional lives and I look forward to helping more people discover the brand and the opportunities it offers for increased productivity and peace of mind.”
Leanne Galmuzina joins Athena as Vice President of Global Marketing, bringing over 20 years of experience in marketing and brand activation across the media, entertainment and e-commerce industries. In her new role at Athena, Leanne will lead a team responsible for growing the Athena brand across the Philippines market and beyond to increase the depth and breadth of skills within the company. Leanne is the former VP of Marketing at Koala, an e-commerce furniture company. She has also held senior roles at NOVA Entertainment, Australia’s leading independent audio entertainment company, and most recently as a founding member of an NFT start-up.
Leanne Galmuzina, Vice President of Global Marketing, said, “I am honored to join Athena at this exciting stage of its growth. It’s refreshing to be part of a visionary, mission-driven leadership team that places equal value on customers and employees. This is Athena’s true achievement – the continued fostering of these relationships. Another aspect that drew me to this role was the opportunity to work again with like-minded people like Peter Sloterdyk and Tatiana Day.
Tatiana Day is a communications expert with over 20 years of global experience creating and overseeing award-winning communications campaigns for large corporations and consumer brands as well as small and medium-sized businesses across multiple industries, including consumer goods, tourism, retail, finance and insurance. , food and beverage, energy, transportation and logistics, and non-profit. Specializing in consumer and corporate communications, as well as issues and crisis management, Tatiana has led teams for multinational FTSE 100 companies in the UK, Europe and APAC. As Vice President of Global Communications, Tatiana will be responsible for all internal and external communications at Athena, including corporate rewards strategy and event management.
“I am inspired to join a startup that is gaining momentum as an industry leader and force for positive change. Athena is a company that is making a significant impact globally and the sky is the limit for that. this team can achieve together,” said Tatiana Day, vice president of global communications, Athena.
“Peter’s reputation as a world-class leader and global marketer both in the start-up arena and as an executive leader within global brands made him an obvious choice to help us move our business to the next level,” said Athena CEO Robert Hayes. “Athena is poised for rapid growth and will benefit greatly from the leadership and guidance this talented team will provide.”
With a mission to make a deep positive impact, Athena’s top Philippines-based EAs go beyond basic calendar management and task assignments to create more time, leverage, and return through the art of delegation. With carefully constructed EA recruiting, training, and coaching frameworks, Athena is the foundation for 10x delegation, long-term partnerships, and personal and professional growth for clients and EAs alike.