For Immediate Release
Paul C. Stefunek
330.463.0303 ext. 223
paul~lawrence associates Recruits Vice President of Advertising Sales for LookSmart
February 24, 2009 – (Cleveland, Ohio)—Executive search firm, paul~lawrence associates, has placed Gill Brown as Vice President of Advertising Sales for LookSmart in San Francisco, California. Paul Stefunek and Suzanne Conroy were the search consultants managing the assignment.
Mr. Brown previously held the position of Regional Vice President Sales – West and International for Tribal Fusion, Exponential Inc. in Emeryville, California where he was responsible for planning and leading all sales activity in the Western US, Australia, and Canada. Prior to that, Gill held the position of Sales Director for Yahoo! Search Marketing (Goto.com, Overture Services, Inc) where he was responsible for all outside sales activity in the Northwest Region, including building the team itself, training, goal setting and increasing territory revenue for four straight years. Previously he also held Senior Account Executive positions with CMP Media, Goto.com/Overture, and Sales Director positions with On-Air Streaming Networks and Deja.com
LookSmart is an online media and technology company that provides premium and performance advertising and technology solutions to advertisers and publishers. Leveraging the LookSmart AdCenter platform, LookSmart offers advertisers both search and contextual advertising - targeted, pay-per-click (PPC) advertising via it's highly optimized and monitored distribution network. Substantially all of LookSmart's queries are geo-located to the zip code level and segmented by day part. In 2007, the Company generated over $56 million in revenues.
Working in concert, paul~lawrence associates and its sister company highbridge associates serve as strategic partners with their clients in sourcing, assessing, managing and retaining human capital. The company has built a series of industry-specific practices to support the diverse needs of its clients. The firm's offices include its corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, and regional offices in Chicago, Baltimore/Washington, New York, Atlanta, Cincinnati and Sarasota, as well as affiliate offices in China, India and Australia.
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