SOURCE: Synecticsworld


August 04, 2014 10:00 ET

As Synecticsworld's Hermans Moves to Senior Director of Innovation Capacity at Gap Inc., the Business Innovation Company Names New West Coast Leaders

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2014) - Synecticsworld, the global innovation and creativity firm, has named its new West Coast operations leaders as it congratulates Principal Kyle Hermans on his appointment to Senior Director of Innovation Capacity at Gap Inc. For the past three years, Hermans spearheaded Synecticsworld business innovation consulting to Gap Inc. and its brands. He assumed his new internal role there effective August 1, 2014.

Synecticsworld's managing partners and principals will maintain responsibilities held by Hermans. Principals Chipp Norcross (Seattle) and Paul D. Roberts (Los Angeles) will assume responsibility for West Coast operations.

"We congratulate Kyle on this exciting new opportunity. Not only are we pleased for him, we are excited to see the power of the Synectics business innovation process continue to foster collaborative invention at Gap Inc.," said Connie Williams, Synecticsworld's Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Knowledge Officer. "Kyle's experience guiding clients -- including other Fortune 500 clients in Europe and the U.S. -- to create breakthrough products and services should be a significant asset for Gap Inc. long-term."

About Synecticsworld and Synectics:  Synecticsworld is the global leader in Synectics, a practice developed by the Innovation Design Group of the Arthur D. Little Company in the late 1950's. The company is comprised of world-class experts who enable organizations to develop results-driven creative processes for strategic growth, competitive innovation and positive change, using internal teams trained in a series of proven, foundational skills. Gap Inc., Colgate-Palmolive, Tempur-Sealy, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Queensland Rail, and Gillette are among the clients whose teams have invented breakthrough opportunities driven by strategic clarity for successful operational implementation and sustainable results. For more information, visit

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