Shutterstock has announced the appointment of Stan Pavlovsky to the newly created role of co-chief operating officer and head of strategic operations.
Pavlovsky responsible for overseeing product, marketing and technology.
Shutterstock founder and CEO Jon Oringer said: “Stan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience successfully growing and leading eCommerce, retail, and digital media businesses.
“In this role, Stan will be responsible for ensuring tighter alignment among product, marketing and technology while driving continuous improvement of the customer and contributor experience”.
Oringer added: “Stan will bring his energy and passion to drive the growth of the business, the successful implementation of Shutterstock’s vision to be the leading creative platform, and the execution of operational goals.
“This appointment will enable me to focus on long-term strategy and innovation, ensuring Shutterstock’s continued competitiveness and position of strength in this dynamic and vibrant industry”.
Pavlovsky brings decades of experience, most recently serving as president of Meredith Digital and executive vice president, Meredith Corporation.
He was responsible for leading Meredith’s core digital assets, including its sites and products, strategy, content, sales and its creative studio, The Foundry.
Prior to that role, Pavlovsky led strategy and development for Meredith’s largest digital food enterprise, Allrecipes.com, as the brand’s president.
Pavlovsky will work in partnership with Steven Berns who continues as co-chief operating officer and chief financial officer and will continue to lead business operations, sales, finance, legal, and content with the addition of the human resources group.
Commenting on his new role, Pavlovsky said: “I am extremely excited to join Shutterstock, a company with a long history of delivering innovative creative products for marketers and with huge potential to grow in the industry.
“Content and creative solutions have become business critical for companies to succeed, and Shutterstock is uniquely positioned to support them from an eCommerce perspective and through its enterprise solutions”.