Sydney (August 5, 2012) – Kenshoo (www.kenshoo.com), a global leader in digital marketing software, today announced the appointment of Greg Gillies as Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand.

As part of Kenshoo’s continued drive to deliver results for advertisers and agencies within the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, Gillies will lead all aspects of Sales and Management of Client Services. To ensure commercial successes in the area of search and social marketing, Gillies’ will collaborate with the Kenshoo team, clients, and partners in the region to identify strategic growth opportunities.

Gillies has more than 10 years of experience within sales and marketing and a career focus on the online marketing space and is joining Kenshoo as an expert in areas such as strategic partnerships, search engine advertising and Facebook marketing. Previously, as Sales Manager with ReachLocal Australia, Gillies cultivated business partnerships that led his team to exceed new business and retention targets by 210%. He was also the senior lead on strategy and implementation for clients such as NRMA, Accor Hotel Group, and Coca-Cola.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the talented Kenshoo team,” said Gillies. “Kenshoo is already the solution of choice for the most sophisticated advertisers and agencies globally. A key objective for us will be to continue to build on the incredible momentum Kenshoo has established and ultimately boost adoption within Australia and New Zealand.”

“Greg Gillies joins our team as part of Kenshoo’s push across APAC to grow on-the-ground support and client success. His experience in the field and his in-depth knowledge of the local markets make him the perfect fit for Kenshoo,” commented Philip G. Chiu, Managing Director, Kenshoo APAC.

Many top brands in the APAC region partner with Kenshoo, including Westfield, Hollard Insurance, Reprise, Wesfarmers Group, OMD, PHD, and Netregistry to achieve their search engine marketing and social advertising objectives. Kenshoo has also recently launched the Kenshoo Certification Program in partnership with the Online Marketing Institute. Greg Gillies will lead the client services team in ensuring that all clients are trained PRO users and are using the platform to its full potential to achieve their own objectives.

About Kenshoo

Kenshoo is a digital marketing software company that engineers technology solutions for search marketing, social media and online advertising. Brands, agencies and marketing providers use Kenshoo Enterprise, Kenshoo Local and Kenshoo Social to direct more than $25 billion in annual client sales revenue. The Kenshoo Universal Platform delivers automation, intelligence, integration and scale to make better marketing investments. With campaigns running in more than 190 countries, Kenshoo clients include CareerBuilder, Expedia, Facebook, KAYAK, Havas Digital, Experian Marketing Services, iREP, John Lewis, LendingTree, Resolution Media, Sears, Starcom MediaVest Group, Tesco, Travelocity, Walgreens, and Zappos. Kenshoo has 16 international locations and is backed by Sequoia Capital and Arts Alliance. Please visit www.Kenshoo.com for more information.

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