Agona will lead Sphera’s marketing efforts in support of the company’s accelerated growth strategy during a pivotal time for sustainability

CHICAGO, IL (April 11, 2024) – Sphera, a leading global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services, today announced the appointment of Lisa Agona as chief marketing officer.

Agona, who will be based in Sphera’s Chicago headquarters, will work closely with CEO Paul Marushka to enhance Sphera’s enterprise marketing, brand and communications strategy to support the firm’s continued growth and expansion globally. She has over 20 years of marketing experience helping global IT services and software companies build, reimagine and strengthen their marketing functions for scale.

Most recently, Agona served as consulting chief marketing officer at data analytics consultancy firm DAS42. Prior to DAS42, Agona held global chief marketing officer roles at German remote connectivity software company TeamViewer, hybrid IT services company Ensono and business information and data analytics company LexisNexis. Agona began her career at Accenture where she held several marketing positions, including global head of marketing, capital markets. Agona received her bachelor’s degree in economics from West Virginia University and master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.

“Sphera stands out as an industry leader providing sustainability and risk management solutions for some of the largest and most well-known companies globally,” said Agona. “I am excited to join the team and look forward to helping tell the story about Sphera’s leading software, data and consulting offerings at such a pivotal moment in the race to net zero. Paul and the entire executive leadership team have built a collaborative company culture committed to advancing the firm’s mission of creating a safer, more sustainable and productive world.”

“As customer, investor and regulatory pressures continue to mount, integrated solutions that enable companies to operationalize sustainability and risk management across their organization are increasingly in demand.,” added Paul Marushka, Sphera’s CEO and president. “I am confident that Lisa’s enterprise marketing expertise, experience in the software and IT consulting industries and proven track record of driving marketing strategies forward and growing businesses will be a benefit to Sphera’s global growth strategy.”

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About Sphera

Sphera is the leading provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services focusing on Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S), Operational Risk Management (ORM), Product Stewardship and Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM). For more than 30 years, we have served over 8,400 customers and a million-plus users in 95 countries to help companies keep their people safe, their products sustainable and their operations productive. Learn more about Sphera at www.sphera.com. Follow Sphera on LinkedIn.  

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