NEW YORK—The Arthur W. Page Society has named Thomas Nicholson as executive director. He was previously vice president of public relations and communications for HSBC North America, one of the top 10 financial services companies in the U.S. He has also served in a number of leadership roles for Sears Roebuck & Co., including director of public relations for all retail formats and has public relations agency experience.
In addition to his communication experience, he was most recently vice president, general manager of two divisions for Avery Weigh-Tronix, one of the largest international manufacturers and sellers of industrial and retail weighing systems.
According to Page Society President Roger Bolton, “Tom Nicholson brings broad experience in public relations, having worked as a journalist, an agency counselor and a corporate communications executive, and he has been a successful business operating executive. His strategic insight and leadership capabilities make him the right person to help lift the Arthur W. Page Society to the next level, as we focus on advancing the management policy role of the chief public relations officer by working with other C-suite organizations.”
Nicholson succeeds Paul Basista, who held the position for the past six years.