Commission Junction Expands UK Team
Recruiting Business Development Executive and Account Development Manager
LONDON, UK, 12 November 2003 -
With Commission Junction's recent succession of high-profile customer wins, it announced today the expansion of its UK team through the appointments of Stuart Bartram as business development executive and Brett Keyser to the role of account development manager. The appointments are timely for Commission Junction's imminent expansion into the European marketplace, reflecting the increasing demand for online marketing services. Commission Junction, is a leading provider of online marketing solutions since 1998.
Both positions reflect increased emphasis on relationship building to strengthen the publisher and advertiser network. As business development executive, Bartram's key role is to develop and build relationships with existing publishers on the network and to identify new opportunities in this field. Keyser's position as account development manager is to include building an extensive knowledge of the advertisers active on the network to understand and advise accordingly, taking into account the objectives of their programs.
Jeff Pullen, president and chief executive officer of Commission Junction, commented on Commission Junction UK's progress, "The UK office has shown significant revenue growth during the past year, most recently achieving a 128 percent increase in revenue for the quarter ended September 2003 versus 2002. This is a clear indication that the implementation of online marketing initiatives continues to gain momentum and, as a result, we want to be able to offer the most comprehensive service to all our current and prospective customers. These appointments are great news for Commission Junction and are indicative of our strong position in the marketplace."
Bartram brings with him extensive experience in management of media sales, including online operations, having previously worked at Fairfax, Fairfax Interactive Network, Thinkit and TNT Magazine in Australia. Keyser comes equipped with management experience and knowledge of the online industry having previously worked at Digital Planet in South Africa, a virtual community for IT professionals. With both candidates having a background in client interfacing, program management and the online industry, it is anticipated that this will be a smooth transition into Commission Junction.
"We're very excited about the road moving forward," said Susan Kingston, business development manager of Commission Junction UK & Ireland. "There's lots of exciting ventures coming up for Commission Junction and we very much welcome Stuart and Brett to the team to assist in this thriving time."
About Commission Junction
Commission Junction, a leader in pay-for-performance marketing, delivers advanced solutions that facilitate strategic online relationships between advertisers and publishers, driving accountable results for each client. By publishing performance metrics on advertisers, publishers, and ads within its network and leveraging its own expertise in online marketing through service, education and promotion, Commission Junction creates an open marketplace of low risk and high reward for its clients. The company serves billions of impressions monthly, ranking it among the largest ad networks in the world. Clients include leading online marketers eBay, Expedia, Marbles, Marks & Spencer, MFI, and Argos Additions. Commission Junction is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA., with offices in San Francisco, New York and London. For additional information, visit www.uk.cj.com/about/ or call + 44 (0)207 025 8031.