MONTREAL, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ -- Acquisio, a world leader in programmatic marketing solutions, has made some big changes to its executive team with the introduction of new Executive Chairman, Alex Blum, and newly appointed CTO and CRO.
Acquisio's New CRO
David McIninch, who joined Acquisio as the VP of Marketing, will now capitalize on his sales experience to drive sales, marketing and account management forward as the Chief Revenue Officer.
David McIninch brings nearly 15 years of marketing and leadership experience to Acquisio. The newest member of the Acquisio management team, David spent the better part of the last decade in marketing, sales and leadership roles at ADP both in Canada and most recently as the VP of Marketing for ADP's Global Enterprise Solutions division.
"I have always wanted to sink my teeth into a fast-paced marketing technology company with an aggressive startup mentality, and Acquisio is the perfect fit. I want to work for a winning company and by leading the revenue channels here at Acquisio I feel more confident than ever that I can help turn this growing company into the number one in the industry," says David McIninch.
Acquisio's New CTO
Richard Couture, one of the co-founders of the company, has now moved from an EVP PaaS role to CTO, and with run the new agile environment within the Acquisio workforce, development is moving faster than ever to release more upgrades, products and services to help both large scale agencies and local SMBs improve their digital marketing campaigns.
Richard Couture is a Marketing Technology Solutions expert who had more than a decade of experience in the Information Technology sector before co-founding Acquisio back in 2004. He holds a Master's Degree in Software Engineering and a Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems from the Universite du Quebec a Montreal.
"I'm excited to step into my new role at Acquisio," says Richard Couture. "I've been helping to build the Acquisio platform for the past decade and now I'm prepared to take a more aggressive role in moving the company forward at this crucial point. We are more ambitious than ever, with plans to expand our user base from agencies to SMBs and advertisers, and it's my job to make sure we're delivering the most value to our users."
Acquisio's New Executive Chairman
Alex Blum has been named Executive Chairman at Acquisio to work alongside CEO Marc Poirier. Mr. Blum brings additional strategic direction and operational expertise to Acquisio to support its growth agenda.
Alex is an Investor and Advisor to technology companies across numerous high growth sectors. Previously the CEO of KickApps, an Enterprise Social Media software solution provider, prior to its acquisition by Piksel (formerly KITD). While at KickApps, Alex helped incubate Admeld, an innovative ad-tech company, and served as a Board Member until its acquisition by Google. Prior to joining KickApps, Alex was President and COO of JumpTV, a Multi-Cultural Internet Protocol Television Network through the company's successful IPO. Alex also spent nearly eight years at AOL most recently as the Vice President of Product Marketing for AOL's Audience business.
"The opportunity Acquisio has to drive innovation in the marketing and advertising industries through its technology-first approach to digital marketing is extremely exciting. I'm proud to support and advise the company as it positions itself further as a leader in the programmatic marketing technology space," says Mr. Blum.
"We know that these three experienced members joining the leadership team at Acquisio will support us extremely well in executing on our future growth ambitions. Our commitment is to help agencies and advertisers drive smarter, faster and better digital campaign results. The addition of David and Alex, along with the promotion of Richard constitute another step forward towards our goals as a company," says Marc Poirier, CEO.
Acquisio is a high-powered performance media solution that enables digital marketers to optimize their search campaigns and report on all PPC initiatives including social, mobile, and display, all in one easy-to-use dashboard.
With more than 500 agencies and 25,000+ advertisers in its portfolio, Acquisio is recognized as being one of the fastest growing companies in North America, winning the Deloitte Tech Fast 500 and Fast 50 awards for three consecutive years. The Acquisio software is used by companies like GroupM, Sensis, Hanapin Marketing, iRep, YPG, YP and Microsoft.
With its headquarters in Montreal, Acquisio also has offices in New York, Seattle, London, and Tokyo. For more information, contact Acquisio.
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