Constant Contact Appoints Joel Hughes Senior Vice President for Strategy and Corporate Development; Ellen Brezniak to Lead Customer Operations
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT), the trusted marketing advisor to more
than 450,000 small organizations worldwide, has announced changes to its
executive team to support its focus on driving innovation that creates
and supports small business success. Joel Hughes has joined the company
as senior vice president for strategy and corporate development. Ellen
Brezniak has been named senior vice president of customer operations,
transitioning from her current role as senior vice president of product
strategy. Both roles report to CEO Gail Goodman and are based in the
company's Waltham, Massachusetts headquarters.
Hughes will drive strategic direction and corporate development
initiatives for Constant Contact. Having founded and led the growth of
several technology companies, he brings to Constant Contact solid
executive leadership experience and strong mobile expertise. He most
recently served as president and CEO of Umber Systems, a leader in
mobile data analytics, and also led LiveWire Mobile, a provider of
managed personalization services for mobile operators.
With more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry,
Brezniak has led Constant Contact's product strategy initiatives for
more than five years, overseeing the company's expanding product roadmap
and driving key customer experience initiatives. Her in-depth knowledge
and understanding of small businesses has helped create a market-leading
suite of online marketing tools. In her role, Brezniak will lead
customer operations, which includes Constant Contact's award-winning
customer support team and other organizations focused on delivering
customer success. Brezniak replaces Thomas C. Howd, who is leaving
Constant Contact after more than ten years of service with the company.
The transition is expected to be complete by the end of March. A search
for Brezniak's replacement is underway.
"The convergence of social, local, and mobile presents fantastic new
opportunities to help small businesses find success. Adding to our
executive bench strength is an important piece of realizing our vision.
Joel and Ellen, along with the entire executive team, will play a key
role in taking Constant Contact to the next level," said Gail Goodman,
CEO of Constant Contact. "As we embark on our next phase of growth, I'd
like to thank Tom for his significant contributions to Constant
Contact's success over the past ten years, helping us grow from an email
marketing provider to the leading marketing advisor to more than 450,000
small businesses worldwide."
About Constant Contact, Inc.
Contact is revolutionizing the success formula for small
organizations through affordable, easy-to-use Engagement Marketing™
tools that help create and grow customer relationships. More than
450,000 small businesses, nonprofits, and associations worldwide rely on
Constant Contact to drive ongoing customer dialogs through email
marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online surveys.
All Constant Contact products come with unrivaled KnowHow, education,
and free coaching with a personal touch, including award-winning
Constant Contact and the Constant Contact Logo are registered
trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All Constant Contact product names
and other brand names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered
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Jeremiah Sisitsky, 339-222-5740
Source: Constant Contact, Inc.
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