SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Campaign Monitor, a provider of simple and elegant email marketing software for business, today announced the opening of its North America headquarters, the appointment of key Silicon Valley executives and a commitment to grow its team by 100 new employees in the next 12 months. Campaign Monitor’s North America team will be based in a new office at Howard Street and Second Street in San Francisco’s SOMA district.
The Campaign Monitor executive team combines successful entrepreneurs and seasoned leaders that have helped grow today’s largest software companies. CEO Alex Bard, who joined Campaign Monitor in late 2014, leads the global team along with new executive appointments including CMO Kraig Swensrud, General Manager Sean Whiteley, COO Craig Shull and SVP of Sales Dave Lehman.
With product development as the company’s core focus, Campaign Monitor plans to expand the product portfolio into more sophisticated areas of email marketing. Campaign Monitor’s co-founders Ben Richardson and Dave Greiner lead the engineering and product teams in Sydney as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer.
“Ben and Dave created an amazing product that has defined simple and elegant email marketing for business,” said Alex Bard, CEO, Campaign Monitor. “The opening of our new North America headquarters and the growth of our team will help us better serve our customers around the world.”
Campaign Monitor’s expansion into North America follows a $250 million investment from Insight Venture Partners in April 2014 and the acquisition of online survey software company GetFeedback in November 2014. Each month, Campaign Monitor powers billions of emails for more than 1.2 million marketing professionals at 120,000 companies globally, including BuzzFeed, Coca-Cola, Disney, Fitbit, Rip Curl and the San Diego Chargers.
“Businesses rely on email marketing because it’s the highest-performing marketing channel, which explains why the email marketing industry continues to grow 20 percent annually and is expected to reach $6.5 billion in 2018,” said Kraig Swensrud, CMO, Campaign Monitor. “At a time when enterprise marketing platforms are becoming increasingly complex, more businesses are turning to Campaign Monitor for its elegance and ease of use.”
“Rip Curl is redefining the lifestyle industry and wants to work with companies that help us reach customers in an agile and meaningful way,” said Jarrod Heathcote, Digital Brand and eCommerce Manager, Rip Curl. “Campaign Monitor helps us personalize customer engagement and deliver beautiful messages.”
For more information about current job openings at Campaign Monitor, please visit campaignmonitor.com/careers.
About Campaign Monitor
Campaign Monitor is simple and elegant email marketing software for business. Millions of marketing professionals at more than 120,000 companies around the world, including BuzzFeed, Coca-Cola, Disney, Fitbit, Rip Curl and the San Diego Chargers, use Campaign Monitor to run email marketing campaigns that deliver results for their business. Founded in 2004, Campaign Monitor has offices and 24/7 live support in 20 cities globally, including San Francisco, New York, London and Sydney. Learn more at www.campaignmonitor.com.