Appointment follows year of record growth driven by increased advertising sales
London – Ogury, the world’s leading mobile data company, announces the appointment of Elie Kanaan as Chief Marketing Officer. A marketing industry veteran, with over 25 years of experience working across industry-leading brands, Kanaan will lead Ogury’s marketing and communications initiatives across the globe while supporting the company’s rapid growth plans.
As former EVP Marketing for Criteo, VP of Marketing EMEA for VMware, and having previously held positions at SAP, Mercury and Oracle, Kanaan brings over 25 years of experience in marketing and technology to his role at Ogury.
“My mission with the entire Ogury team is to help brands and publishers alike inform mobile strategies with effective choices and execute them simply and efficiently. Ogury’s consented data and marketing solutions are exactly what they need to address the privacy and value expectations of the demanding mobile users and therefore drive revenues and stay competitive in a complex and tough market. The time to take actions is now.” said Elie Kanaan, Ogury’s CMO. “I’m thrilled to join a team of highly intelligent people, obsessed with technology innovation and value delivered to clients and partners”.
Brands and publishers are expected to match the ever-growing expectations of mobile users around privacy and value, while offering a personalised and meaningful experience. Jean Canzoneri, Co-founder and CEO of Ogury said, “Elie and his team will play a strategic role in fueling our hyper growth and enabling us to gain our rightful recognition as one of the hottest mobile data and marketing company on the planet. It is an exciting time for Ogury, the development of our global leadership team and more innovative products means that we will continue to exceed the expectations of brands, publishers, and users time after time. I am delighted to have a seasoned leader and a market category designer like Elie be part of Ogury’s leadership”.
Kanaan is the latest addition to Ogury’s leadership team, following the appointment of Christophe Thibault, Chief Algorithms Officer towards the end of 2017. The company announced strong revenue growth in the US for the first half of 2017 of over 500%, and has raised total funding of $30 million to date, from investors including Idinvest, Ventech, CoVent Partners and ACG.
Ogury, the world’s leading mobile data company, enables brands, publishers and users to make informed choices; and secure their fair share of value in a complex and competitive mobile ecosystem. Founded in 2014, Ogury works with the world’s major media agencies, leading brands and publishers. Ogury has access to 400m+ high quality and consented mobile user profiles in 120 countries. This unique data fuels Ogury’s integrated suites of solutions for publishers and for brands. Ogury has offices in London, New York, Paris, Milan, Rome, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Detroit and Madrid, and we’re just getting started. For more information, please visit www.ogury.com.