James Jernigan

President & COO

Jim is President & CEO of CATEA Enterprises, Inc., an international business development company, and is a highly skilled international business executive who has extensive global experience in business expansions, turnarounds and new business startups for some of the world’s most premier companies in the Consumer Goods, Direct Marketing and Packaging Industries.

He has a passion for business development and innovative distribution models. He has a record of major revenue growth, creating strong management teams, and developing effective operational organizations.

Prior to forming CATEA Jim was President & COO of Guthy-Renker Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Guthy-Renker, the world’s largest infomercial marketing company. Before joining Guthy-Renker Jim was President & COO of Quantum, the operating company of National Media Corporation, a global infomercial marketing company. Prior to National Media Jim was VP of Global Operations for the Franklin Mint, a leading US direct-to-consumer marketing company with operations in 12 international markets. Before joining the Franklin Mint Jim was with Coca-Cola for 10 years where he held positions as Director of Packaging for Coca-Cola USA and Sr. VP of Business Development for Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated.

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