Kolligian to Speak at St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club

Kolligian to Speak at St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Mon., June 6, Mark Kolligian, former vice president of Customer Experience at CVS Health will be the speaker at the St. James Men’s Club. He will discuss “Healthcare in the Twenty-First Century.”

Mark Kolligian

Kolligian is a recently retired customer insights professional with over 25 years of experience. He started his career as a full-service market research supplier, managing a diverse group of clients, including Avery Dennison, BASF, Bose, Boston Edison, Converse, Chrysler, Citizens Bank, Farberware, Fleet Bank, IBM, John Hancock, King Arthur Flour, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Marshalls, Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company, Ocean Spray, Prince Spaghetti, Smartfood Popcorn, Star Market, Store 24, Very Fine, and WearGuard, among others.

The latter part of his career was at CVS Health, where he served as vice president of Customer Experience. There, he managed a team of more than 200 professionals executing the functions of Customer Relations, Customer Analytics, and Market Research for the retail, clinic and PBM divisions. He also served as a strategic advisor to senior management and directed the strategic planning process for the retail division. During his tenure at CVS Health, Mark was awarded three Chairman’s Awards for outstanding performance.

Mark has been cited in many publications, including Market Research Matters by Robert Duboff and Jim Spaeth, “Understanding The Consumer” in Drugstore News, articles about public attitudes toward homelessness in the Boston Globe, the economic impact of energy shortages in the Boston Herald, market research’s contributions to retail mergers and acquisitions in the Research Conference Report. He is also noted in Who’s Who in shopper insights by Shopper Marketing’s Path to Purchase Institute. Mark has also spoken at major conferences on the topic of consumer insights, including at the New England Market Research Association and the national Advertising Research Foundation.

Mark now lives in Franklin, Mass. with his wife Nancy and enjoys vacationing on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and in Maine. His daughter Bailey is a Roger Williams graduate and is currently working at Arnold Advertising. His son Max is a graduate of Quinnipiac University’s School of Business and is a finance analyst at Converse. Mark is passionate about music, woodworking, and helping others. He currently serves on the board of directors at Old Colony Habitat for Humanity and is also a board member for the CVS Health Charity Classic, and the Armenian Museum of America.

The social hour starts with mezza at 6:15 p.m. followed by a complete kheyma and
losh kebab dinner at 7 p.m. ($15 per person). The dinner meeting will be at the St. James Armenian Church, Charles Mosesian Cultural and Youth Center, Keljik Hall, Watertown, Mass. The event is open to the public; ladies welcome.

Source: Armenian Weekly Mid-West