Chad L. Summe is Chief Operating Officer, responsible for our operations and go-to-market strategies with CPGs and retailers. Previously, Chad was Senior Vice President & General Manager, Brands and Retail at Quotient, leading sales and overseeing the company’s brand and retail partnerships. He joined Quotient in 2012 and was the Vice President and General Manager of US Sales from 2016 to 2017 and Vice President of the Central Division prior to that, spearheading the company’s expansion in Cincinnati.
Before joining Quotient, Mr. Summe spent time as a marketing executive in Procter & Gamble’s baby care division working on both Pampers and Luvs brands. During his time on Pampers, P&G’s largest global brand, he helped drive brand strategy across multiple regions, including North America, Europe, and Asia. He also was a nuclear engineer in the United States Navy’s Submarine Force on board the USS Topeka (SSN 754).
Mr. Summe graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. in Economics (Honors) and holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He’s on the boards of the Cincinnati Economics Center and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.