Arena Announces Addington as Key Leadership for Corporate Strategy and Vision

Addington brings 30 years of consultation and corporate leadership experience to take Arena to the next level

Rogers, AR: Today, Arena announced that Tom Addington, Ph. D. will be joining the company as President, effective May 4, 2020.

Tom Addington will be joining Arena from Givington’s, where he was the co-founder and CEO. Addington brings a wealth of experience in consulting major companies that will add a whole new level of expertise at Arena in corporate strategy and vision. As President, he will be the directional leader of the company and guide clients through the ever-changing retail landscape.

In addition to his work at Givington’s, Addington also provided assistance on a new concept partnership between P&G and Walmart and served as a strategic advisor to Saatchi & Saatchi X for the US and abroad.

“I am thrilled to join a wonderful team of people who are so well-organized in helping clients deliver their products to consumers. Arena has strength on its own—but also because of its connection to the Happy Egg group,” says Addington. “We look forward to accelerating our growth by working closely with clients to provide robust solutions that make their businesses successful.”

From CEO & Founder Dan Arnsperger: “I’ve known Tom Addington for nearly 20 years. During that time Tom has been a friend, advisor and mentor. His wisdom and unwavering commitment to growth will take Arena to even greater heights. We value Daring Greatly at Arena, inspired by Theodore Roosevelt. Few people ‘Dare Greatly’ more than Tom. Our clients and our team members alike will greatly benefit from his generous approach to sharing value adding perspective.”

About Arena: Arena is a global retail strategy and execution company that represents clients to retailers throughout North America. They help their clients navigate and drive business with Walmart, build U.S. go-to-market strategies, and winning execution plans. Arena’s team is led by award-winning consumer product industry veterans.