Prophet Expands Its Ability to Help Clients Drive Growth, Hiring Former C-Suite Executive
The Firm Adds Bill Margaritis as New Senior Strategic Advisor
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2019 — Prophet, a leading global consulting firm that helps clients unlock uncommon growth, today announced that Bill Margaritis has joined the firm as senior strategic advisor. As a former Fortune 100 C-suite executive, he has proven to be successful in helping clients with global reputation and brand management, corporate communications, culture, and go-to-market strategies.
He has served as a Sr. Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for FedEx Corp., where he led all reputation management, investor relations, public relations, culture communications, and social responsibility programs. As an EVP at Hilton, he was responsible for corporate branding, communications, government affairs, and social responsibility and was a member of the executive committee. As a VP for Bechtel in London, he managed public affairs and marketing communications for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Southwest Asia.
Bill has also helped launch several entrepreneurial ventures in the hotel, mining recycling and aviation markets.
Scott Davis, Prophet’s Chief Growth Officer, said, “Bill’s unique skills in helping companies maximize the value of their intangible assets – brand, culture and reputation – are a powerful combination that will help our clients transform and achieve uncommon growth. His time as a Chief Communications Officer and business expert brings a unique point of view for clients. His expertise will add to our robust roster of experts, and we are very excited to have him on board.”
Bill is a past Chairman of the Arthur W. Page Society, the preeminent global association for senior corporate communications executives. He serves on the board of directors for the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, Arthur W. Page Center, We Are Family Foundation, HealthTeam, LLC, and the U.S. War College Strategic Communications Council. He also served as a Jury Commissioner in Shelby County, TN for five years.
A native of Greece, Margaritis immigrated to the U.S. at the age of eight. He has a bachelor’s degree in business from Michigan State University. Bill currently resides in Fort Worth, TX with his family.
Prophet is a consultancy that helps clients unlock uncommon growth by developing new business models, reimagining brands and experiences, driving demand and customer engagement and empowering people to transform their organizations. The largest privately-owned firm of its kind, Prophet brings a unique blend of creative and strategy to identify paths to purposeful, transformative and sustainable growth.
Based in San Francisco, with 14 global offices and more than 500 strategists, data analysts, marketers, digital experts and creatives, Prophet has worked with the world’s most successful companies, including AXA, CVS Health, The Home Depot, Samsung, T-Mobile, and UBS, partnering with them from ideation to in-market execution. Prophet.com