As the Global CMO of HCL Technologies, Jill Kouri will lead the company’s global marketing programs to advance HCL’s focus on helping companies reimagine their business for the digital age.
Kouri joins HCL Technologies as the Global CMO with nearly 30 years of corporate and agency B2B services experience. Before HCL Technologies, Kouri was most recently with JLL, as Chief Marketing Officer, Americas, for seven years. Prior to that, she spent 14 years in senior marketing leadership roles at Accenture.
“As HCL continues to drive its strategy to be the digital partner of choice for global enterprises and reinforce its industry-leading ESG practices, it is imperative to strengthen our marketing leadership,” said C Vijayakumar, CEO and Managing Director, HCL Technologies. “Jill brings rich experience in areas from purpose articulation and global brand building to demand generation and sales enablement, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our leadership team.”
“While I was familiar with HCL Technologies at a high level, I was completely in awe of the organization’s rich history, culture, and focus on innovation and entrepreneurial mindset,” Kouri said. “HCL is at a critical point in its journey, having reached the $10 billion revenue mark, and I am excited to lead the efforts to create more widespread brand awareness and affinity, all while driving a very strong growth agenda.”
Kouri is an advocate and driver for purpose and D&I initiatives. She is a board member with FGM Architects and is involved in non-profit initiatives including Dress for Success, where she is part of the Midwest Advisory Council. Kouri earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Bowling Green State University and has APR (Accreditation in Public Relations) certification from the Public Relations Society of America.