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Sphera Appoints New Chief Product Officer to Drive Innovation in Its ESG Software Product Strategy

Sphera Editorial Team

Naved Siddique joins global ESG firm to lead product organization during period of continued strategic growth and expansion

CHICAGO, IL (August 10, 2023) – 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 Naved Siddique as its new chief product officer (CPO). As CPO, he will lead Sphera’s product organization, driving the overall product roadmap and supporting its competitive go-to-market strategy.

Siddique brings over 20 years of experience in product strategy. Throughout his career, he has had a track record of creating and launching innovative products, nurturing high-performing teams and driving revenue growth. Most recently, Siddique served as senior vice president, strategy and consulting at Hi Marley, where he outlined the strategic direction and set market requirements and value propositions for solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry. Prior to that, Siddique held leadership roles at CCC Intelligent Solutions, most recently as its group vice president, insurance market strategy and solutions, where he launched and grew multiple new products in the insurance market, including industry-leading AI solutions. While there, he developed numerous product strategies and revenue plans that exceeded expectations and led to an IPO.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Sphera during this pivotal time for the company and the markets it serves,” said Siddique. “I’m excited to contribute to an organization that’s defining ESG software for the industry as demand continues to surge for data-driven ESG solutions that truly make a difference and bolster tangible progress toward ESG and sustainability goals. I look forward to offering my expertise in support of Sphera’s mission of creating a safer, more sustainable and productive world.”

“Our customers face market challenges that require thoughtfully-designed, cutting-edge software solutions,” said Paul Marushka, Sphera’s CEO and president. “I am confident that in Naved, we have a product leader who will further develop our solutions and scale our product management organization to meet increasing demand. With his high-caliber leadership and successful track record, Naved will contribute to our efforts to operationalize ESG within organizations and across the industries we serve.”

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 7,000 customers and a million-plus users in 80 countries to help companies keep their people safe, their products sustainable and their operations productive. Learn more about Sphera at Follow Sphera on LinkedIn.

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