Nancy Gessmann is senior vice president of global operations for CDS Global. In this position, Gessmann is responsible for the company’s operations facilities, data capture locations, lettershops and distribution centers across the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia. In addition, she manages CDS Global’s operational support services, which include reporting, auditing and client accounting, as well as marketing and data services and postal affairs.
Gessmann began her career at CDS Global in 1982 and held several management positions before being named the general manager of the Harlan facility in 1990. She was named to the company’s executive team in 2002.
Prior to joining CDS Global, Gessmann worked at a weekly shoppers guide publication and printing company. Her community involvement includes six years on the Harlan City Council and various city-related boards and committees. She was named Harlan’s Citizen of the Year in 1994.