Gordon joined Clarivate in October 2020 with the acquisition of CPA Global, having joined CPA Global in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed Chief Product Officer in February 2022 after having served as President, Intellectual Property and Head of APAC Strategy & Growth, helping drive the company’s focus on being customer-centric across regions and verticals.
He has over 30 years of experience in B2B and has held senior executive roles with both operating and P&L accountability for more than 20 years in private, private equity backed and public companies. He has a strong track record of leading businesses through change, including M&A, creating operating models that drive efficiency and profitability, and building leadership teams and business structures that enable sustainable growth. His last two roles had large global footprints across EMEA, North America and Asia.
Prior to joining the IP industry he worked in global outsourcing, print, media and direct marketing, most recently with Williams Lea a $1.3bn global outsourcing business, then part of DHL plc.
Gordon is a Physics graduate from the University of West of Scotland.