|By Business Wire
|December 17, 2012 10:00 AM EST
a creative digital agency with a focus on enterprise e-commerce, today
announced the expansion of its senior team with three new hires. Pod1
has hired Vanessa Perry as the firm’s Head of New Business, Libby Morgan
as Senior Vice President of Commerce and Bradley Borman as
Business Development Director. All three will be based at the firm’s
Headquarters in New York City. Pod1 is part of Group
FMG – an omni-channel content and
commerce solutions company – and is the group’s latest acquisition.
These latest hires from competitive firms fuel Pod1’s dynamic growth. As
one of today’s leading agencies combining strategy, creativity and
technology for ecommerce experience, Pod1 represents a fast-growing
entrepreneurial group attractive for top talent. Select clients of the
firm include: TAG Heuer, Beauty.com, Diane von Furstenberg, Stuart
Weitzman, Salvatore Ferragamo, Nanette Lepore, Net-a-Porter, Filofax,
Alex and Ani and Erno Laszlo.
Fadi Shuman, CEO and founder of Pod1, said, “We are excited to welcome
Vanessa, Libby and Bradley to the team, as we embark upon another year
of innovation within the e-commerce ecosystem. The expansion of our team
signifies a healthy pipeline of new client wins at the intersection of
commerce, creativity, and content. Their combined expertise will prove
an asset to our group.”
About Pod1’s new team members:
Vanessa Perry comes to Pod1 from Fluid, Inc. Perry has over 12 years
of experience in digital, working at large-scale global ad agencies
and boutique design agencies alike. She will be responsible for
managing business development efforts at Pod1.
Libby Morgan comes to Pod1 from Acquity Group, where she was tasked
with raising visibility of the Acquity Group brand and generating new
business in New York and east coast markets. Morgan’s role is to
specifically help manage the forecasted growth of Pod1.
Bradley Borman joins the team from Alexander Interactive, Inc., where
he managed new business efforts targeting Fortune and Internet
Retailer 500 companies, among others. Bradley brings over 9 years of
experience in client relationship management to Pod1.
Pod1’s new hires showcase fast-growing expansion while signaling the
health of the Group FMG network of companies. For more information about
Pod1, visit www.pod1.com,
follow us on Twitter @Pod1
or Connect with us on LinkedIn.
For more information on Group FMG, please see www.groupfmg.com,
follow us on Twitter @WeareGroupFMG
with us on LinkedIn.
Based in New York, Pod1
has been creating engaging e-commerce experiences to help brands and
retailers sell more online since 2001. Their unique approach to website
design and build, founded on planning and insight development means that
the agency is consistently breaking new ground in the world of luxury
and fashion e-commerce. Clients include: TAG Heuer, The Limited, Stuart
Weitzman, Salvatore Ferragamo, Nanette Lepore, Net-a-Porter, DvF,
Kenneth Cole, Matthew Williamson and LK Bennett.
About Group FMG
Group FMG (www.groupfmg.com)
is an omni-channel content and commerce solutions company. Group FMG
provides award-winning marketing & media solutions for print, mobile,
tablet, interactive magazines, e-books, catalogues, websites, digital
shop fronts and more. The firm creates rich media content across all
major channels – digital, social, mobile, advertising, packaging & POS,
gaming, and broadcast – and integrates consulting, content and
e-commerce services for its global roster of agencies and Global 1000
clients. Select Group FMG clients include: Sears, Staples, Pepsi, Boots,
Harrods, Boden, Disney, Penguin, Harper Collins, BBC, AMI, IBM, Yahoo!,
Microsoft, Sony, Lord & Taylor, Uniqlo, and Sandals. Group FMG is funded
Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), a leading private equity fund, and Zodius
Advisors, a growth capital and build-out company. The company is
headquartered in New York, with offices in London, Bangalore and
Chennai. For more information, please see www.groupfmg.com,
follow us on Twitter @WeareGroupFMG
with us on LinkedIn.
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