GumGum, the inventor of in-image advertising and digital marketing platform for the visual web, has made two senior hires, announcing the appointment of Aurelien Strippoli as director of publisher development and Shane Hanby, senior sales manager.
The appointments come just a month after GumGum formally launched in Australia with Jon Stubley as VP ANZ and Bauer Media as its foundation client. Stubley is pictured above in the centre, alongside Hanby (left) and Strippoli (right).
Based in Sydney, Strippoli will be responsible for identifying, sourcing and structuring new publisher deals for GumGum across Australia and New Zealand. Hanby will be focused on driving new business for GumGum in the Australian market,
Jon Stubley, VP ANZ for GumGum said, “The market reception for GumGum’s in-image advertising platform has beaten expectations and I’m delighted to have Aurelien and Shane on board to assist as we build our local operations.”
Strippoli joins GumGum from eBay Commerce Network where he was head of business development. He’s also worked with Yahoo and Air France. Hanby joins from Salmat where he was group agency manager.