Jordan Weinstein promoted to managing director, EMEA
London, UK – 8 April 2014 – ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, has announced the promotion of Jordan Weinstein to the role of managing director, EMEA. Weinstein will be responsible for developing the company’s local strategy and direction for growth. Along with this appointment, ChannelAdvisor has expanded its European management team with four new directors in the EMEA region.
Since joining ChannelAdvisor in 2007, Weinstein has been responsible for managing ChannelAdvisor’s business development and channel sales through working with agencies and other strategic partners to help online retailers drive more sales. Weinstein brings a wealth of knowledge to the new role, having extensive experience in identifying market needs and reviewing customer segments, competitive environments and technological innovation and merging these into effective business strategies.
“I’m thrilled to be leading ChannelAdvisor in Europe. This is an exciting time for the company as we see opportunities for continued growth in the industry through omnichannel expansion, cross-border trade and social e-commerce, as well as through technological innovation,” Weinstein said. “ChannelAdvisor is dedicated to delivering world-class services and solutions to our customers. We really want to see them excel during this transformational time in the retail industry.”
In addition to Weinstein’s promotion, the European management team has been further strengthened with the appointment of a new EU commercial director; a new head of services, EMEA; a director of account management, EMEA and a director of strategic partnerships — placing ChannelAdvisor in a solid position for targeted growth and expansion in Europe.
Barney Willis joins ChannelAdvisor as EU commercial director. Willis brings 20 years of frontline sales experience to ChannelAdvisor. With a strong track record in digital sales, he has the experience and leadership vital for this role. As a well-known and respected figure in the industry, Willis further establishes ChannelAdvisor as an e-commerce leader in the region.
Michal Kaluzynski has been named the head of services, EMEA. Kaluzynski joins ChannelAdvisor from Amazon. He held a number of positions with the retail giant, most recently as a senior vendor manager for the UK musical instruments store. His experience in forging new vendor relationships and overseeing the expansion of his business area will be critical in his position with ChannelAdvisor.
Lucie Allen takes the reins as director of account management, EMEA. With over 11 years as head of account management at Net Names, an online brand protection company, Allen has a wealth of experience in delivering growth for new technologies. Highly experienced in working with blue-chip clients such as Unilever, Allen is ready to bring her knowledge and skills to ChannelAdvisor.
Håkan Thyr is now director of strategic partnerships, EMEA. With a dual focus on building ChannelAdvisor’s core relationships, such as those with eBay, Amazon and Google, and building the partner programme, Thyr’s key brief is to further develop ChannelAdvisor’s vast ecosystem of strategic partners across the EMEA region.
To learn more about ChannelAdvisor’s e-commerce platform, please visit www.channeladvisor.co.uk.