Hertz Global Holdings, ranked #309 on the Fortune 500 List, appointed 2 women to its Board of Directors - Carolyn Everson and Debra J. Kelly-Ennis. Carolyn is Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions for Facebook, Inc. Debra is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Diageo Canada, Inc. Read more in the prnewswire press release. Watch Carolyn talk about mobile:
PlanSource, a cloud-based, on-demand technology company for benefits and payroll solutions for employers appointed Anita Messal Chief Operating Officer. Anita had been President & CEO of Evercare Hospice within OptumHealth. Read more in the prnewswire press release. Anita is a strong believer in managing the workplace. Read what she feels are the 5 key ingredients.
SocialFlow, the social media marketing company whose CEO is Missy Godfrey, raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Fairhaven Capital. Prior to SocialFlow, Missy had been a Managing Director of North Sea Partners, and before that held executive positions at Primedia, Worth, Hearst and American Express Publishing. Read more about the deal on techcrunch.com.
IAC appointed Mandy Ginsberg Chief Executive Officer of Tutor.com, the online education company acquired by IAC in January of this year. Mandy had been CEO of Match.com. Sharmistha Dubey will also join Tutor.com. Sharmistha had been Match.com's Chief Product Officer. Read more in the prnewswire press release. Watch Mindy talk about the challenges people face and how to "deal with it".
TOTSY, the private sale site for parents and kids, appointed Lisa Kennedy Chief Executive Officer. Lisa had been Executive Vice President of E-commerce at Quidsi, Inc., (Diapers.com), and before that had been Vice President of Business Development and Operations at eScholastic and General Manager of Time, Inc.'s The Parenting Group. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Kara Swisher is reporting on allthingsd that Elissa Murphy (pictured) is leaving Yahoo! to join GoDaddy as CTO. Elissa had been Yahoo!'s Vice President of Engineering for Cloud Services. Read more on allthingsd.com.
Ask.com, the online brand for questions and answers which is part of IAC, appointed Susan Morrow Vice President of Product. Susan had been Chief Product Officer for Reading Rainbow. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Nirvanix, the enterprise cloud storage company, appointed Debra Chrapaty Chief Executive Officer. Debra, who holds an MBA in Information Technology from New York University, had been CIO at Zynga, and before that had been Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Collaboration Software Group. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the global education company, appointed Mary Cullinane Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs, responsible for "delivering interactive, innovative content solutions for K-12 learning that help educators and students". Before joining Houghton Mifflin, Mary had been head of Microsoft’s education-related innovation programs and initiatives. Read more in the Business Wire press release. Watch Mary talk about corporate social responsibility.
Sabre, the global travel technology company and owner of Travelocity.com and lastminute.com, appointed Deborah Kerr Chief Product and Technology Officer. Deborah had been EVP and chief product and technology officer at Fair Isaac, and before that was chief technology officer at HP Enterprise Services. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
ShopatHome.com, the coupon search engine connecting consumers to coupons and cash-back savings, appointed Lesley Kennedy Senior Managing Editor. Lesley has contributed to NBC Universal's iVillage.com, Meredith Publishing's MORE magazine, AOL/Huffington Post's StyleList and ParentDish, and served as AOL ParentDish's news editor. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
GE appointed Jamie Miller Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Jamie had been Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for GE. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Facebook appointed Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., to its Board of Directors. Susan is the Chancellor of the University of California - San Francisco, and before that had been President, Product Development at Genentech. Read more in the prnewswire press release. Watch Susan talk about what it takes to offer excellence in education.
Qualcomm appointed Laurie Yoler Senior Vice President of Business Development. Laurie will report to Peggy Johnson , Executive Vice President and President of Global Market Development, Qualcomm Technologies. Laurie had been a Partner at GrowthPoint Technology Partners. Read more in the prnewswire press release. Watch Laurie and learn about valuations.