All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘executives’

Groupon Appoints Shutterfly CEO Jeffrey Housenbold As New Director

Groupon announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Shutterfly president and CEO Jeffrey Housenbold to its Board of Directors. He has led Shutterfly since January of 2005. Before that, he worked at eBay in various roles like Vice President of Business Development and Internet Marketing, Vice President & General Manager, Business-to-Consumer Group and Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions. He is …

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Tim Cook Says New Hire Angela Ahrendts Is ‘Wicked Smart’

Apple announced on Monday evening that it has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to take on a new position at the company: Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores. Ahrendts will report directly to CEO Tim Cook, and will oversee the strategic direction and operations of Apple’s retail business, both online and off. She’ll join the company in the …

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Groupon Continues To Revamp Its Leadership Team

Groupon continues to make big changes in its high-level executive offices. Groupon fired CEO Andrew Mason earlier this year. He was replaced by Eric Lefkofsky (pictured). Today, Groupon announced that it has appointed four new executives. Robbie Schwietzer is the new Senior Vice President of Operations. Lisa Kennedy is the new Vice President, General Manager, of Groupon Reserve. David Kerr …

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Pandora’s New CEO Was Advertising Age’s First ‘Digital Executive Of The Year’

Pandora announced on Wednesday that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian McAndrews as the company’s new CEO. He will replace outgoing CEO Joe Kennedy. The company announced that Kennedy would be stepping down after about a decade in the role back in March, and Kennedy has remained with the company throughout the transition process. McAndrews’s previous experience includes Madrona …

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Demand Media Gets New SVP Of Technology For United TLD

Demand Media announced on Wednesday that it has appointed recent hire Wayne MacLaurin to Senior Vice President of Technology for United TLD, a subsidiary of the company. The company says United TLD is investing in infrastructure to become a leader in the new gTLD space. With his new role, MacLaurin is responsible for managing the technology roadmap and day-to-day operation …

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Google Reportedly Gets A New M&A Leader

A report from Reuters is out today, saying that “according to a source familiar with the matter,” Google is replacing its head of mergers and acquisitions, David Lawlee, with Don Harrison (pictured), who is currently a lawyer at Google, and an advisor for Google Ventures. The report also says that Google intends to create a new late-stage investment group, which …

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Apple Cans Scott Forstall Over Maps, Retail Chief Out As Well

Apple announced a big company-wide reorganization at the upper level late Monday. The shakeup saw the company let go of two execs – Scott Forstall and John Browett, and it also saw others given more responsibilities in Cupertino. “Apple today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company‚Äôs world-class hardware, software and services teams. As …

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Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition

Yahoo announced today the appointment of Jacqueline Reses to the role of Executive Vice President of People and Development. She’ll be responsible for leading HR and talent acquisition. She’ll also lead corporate and business development at the global level. Previously, Reses led media group Apex Partners. She has also served as CEO of real estate software company iBuilding. Before that, …

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Marissa Mayer, New Yahoo CEO, Is Also Pregnant

Talk about an exciting year. Yesterday, we heard the surprising news that Yahoo had tapped Marissa Mayer to be the company’s new CEO. It wasn’t surprising that Yahoo would pick Mayer – as nobody questions the qualifications of the first female engineer and youngest executive at Google. It was surprising because many people expected interim CEO Ross Levinsohn to stay …

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