Cisive Appoints Don Clewell as Incoming Chief Revenue Officer

February 23, 2023

Global background screening and compliance solutions provider Cisive announces Don Clewell as its incoming Chief Revenue Officer.

Cisive, a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions, announced Don Clewell as its incoming Chief Revenue Officer. Cisive is a portfolio company of GTCR, a leading private equity firm, which acquired the business in December 2021.

As CRO, Clewell will assist in optimizing the company’s business strategy, enable teams to achieve continued growth, and help to drive customer satisfaction as Cisive scales operations. "I'm excited to join Cisive at such a pivotal time in the company's journey," said Clewell. "This team is well-positioned for the scalability of services and reach, and I look forward to working with them to perfect processes and highlight Cisive's value."

Don Clewell has over two decades of experience in sales leadership roles. His most recent position was at NielsonIQ, where he served as Senior Vice President of Sales, directing sales and driving key sales transformation efforts. Prior to his role at NielsonIQ, Clewell served 18 years at LexisNexis Risk Solutions in director and executive sales roles. There, he led a team of approximately 500 sales and sales operations professionals, consistently meeting revenue targets while growing market-leading positions in the Identity/Fraud and Financial Crime Compliance segments for the organization.

“Cisive is excited to welcome Don Clewell as our Chief Revenue Officer,” said Larry Neal, CEO at Cisive. “His impressive experience in sales leadership makes him an excellent addition to our executive team, as Cisive focuses on our continued growth worldwide. Don’s leadership will be key as we strategically position our company for a new era of rapid growth.”

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About Cisive

Cisive is a global leader in compliance-driven human capital and risk management solutions, providing onboarding and pre-employment background screening solutions to address large enterprises' complex challenges and needs with dedicated, in-country account management teams committed to customer satisfaction. Cisive is accredited by the Professional Background Screeners Association (PBSA) and was named for the sixth consecutive year by HRO Today to the 2022 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction rankings of Top Pre-Employment Screening Providers, in addition to being named Company of the Year by CIO Review. The company and its brands serve clients in financial services, transportation, telecom/media, healthcare, utilities, and home services end-markets, among others. For additional information, please visit