PITTSBURGH -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forever, Inc. announced today that David Ciesinski has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Ciesinski is a proven executive who spent the last twelve years at H.J. Heinz Company, most recently as Vice President, Global Business Development. Ciesinski reported to the Chairman, President, and CEO and led the $28 billion sale of Heinz to the investment consortium comprised of 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway. Prior to this role, Ciesinski was the Group Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of the Heinz North America U.S. Consumer Products business. Ciesinski will report to FOREVER Founder & CEO, Glen Meakem, and will lead the company’s marketing, sales, and business development efforts. Meakem, who was the Founder and CEO of the former B2B e-commerce powerhouse, FreeMarkets, Inc., founded FOREVER in 2012. Meakem said, “My team and I at FOREVER are thrilled that Dave is joining us. He is a world class leader, strategist and marketer, and he shares our vision of helping people around the world to permanently save and share their most important memories and information.”
Dave Ciesinski joins FOREVER as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. (Photo: Business Wire)
“FOREVER is on such an important mission,” said Ciesinski. “I want to be a part of a business that is truly changing people’s lives for the better. In today’s world, people need a permanent home on the internet, a secure place that will always be there, where they can save and share all their important photos, videos, ideas and information during their lives and then for centuries. At FOREVER, we will enable everyone to have their own ‘presidential library’ in the cloud.”
Ciesinski is no stranger to important missions. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, he served as a Fire Support Officer in a front line mechanized infantry unit during the First Gulf War. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his leadership in combat. Ciesinski later earned his MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
About Forever, Inc.
Forever, Inc. owns and manages forever.com -- the world’s first permanent social storage site on the internet. It is currently open to paid permanent members in its private phase. To request an invitation to join, go to www.forever.com or email email@example.com.