VEVO APPOINTS KEVIN MCGURN AS CHIEF SALES OFFICERFebruar 8, 2017
NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 8, 2017
Vevo, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, today announced it has appointed Kevin McGurn as Chief Sales Officer. Kevin joins Vevo from Fullscreen, where he served as Head of Sales for the company as well as Otter Media properties including Crunchyroll, Roster Teeth SoompiTV and VRV. Prior to Fullscreen, Kevin was chief revenue officer of Shazam. He previously served as senior vice president of sales at Hulu for nearly seven years, where he grew the sales team from zero to half a billion dollars in advertising revenue. Kevin will be based out of the New York office and also held prior senior roles at NBC Universal and DoubleClick.
„I am delighted to welcome Kevin McGurn to Vevo as our new Chief Sales Officer,” said Erik Huggers, Chief Executive Officer, Vevo. “With our increasing focus on growing Vevo’s owned and operated business, we needed someone with a proven track record to lead the way. Kevin is uniquely qualified in this regard and will make a significant impact on the long-term growth and success of our company.”
Added Kevin: “With some of the world’s most watched content and an audience of incredible scale, Vevo is the go-to destination for artists, their audiences and brands. This is a global media company built on premium content with an unrivaled reach to the most sought after audiences in the advertising marketplace. I couldn’t be more excited to join an already strong team as we look to elevate the company to the next level in 2017 and beyond.”
Vevo is the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform with over 21 billion monthly views globally. Vevo delivers a personalized and expertly curated experience for audiences to explore and discover music videos, exclusive original programming and live performances from the artists they love on mobile, web and connected TV.
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