Seasoned e-commerce pro joins to help build the daily habit in local
Today Groupon announced that it has named Jennifer Carr-Smith as Senior
Vice President, General Manager of North America Local. She most
recently served as President of Peapod and boasts an extensive track
record of building, scaling and transforming businesses that span
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Groupon named Jennifer Carr-Smith as Senior Vice President, General Manager of North America Local. Carr-Smith will lead Groupon's Local business, including key areas like Health, Beauty & Wellness, Things To Do, Food & Drink and Sales Operations. (Photo: Business Wire)
"It's an exciting time for Groupon -- particularly in Local -- and I'm
thrilled to bring Jennifer on board," said Aaron Cooper, President of
North America. "She is a proven leader with a strong background in
growing and scaling businesses, and she'll bring a valuable and unique
perspective and an expansive e-commerce background that will help us
continue to build Groupon into a daily habit."
In her new role, Carr-Smith will lead Groupon's Local business,
including key areas like Health, Beauty & Wellness, Things To Do, Food &
Drink and Sales Operations.
"The opportunity and momentum at Groupon are tremendous," said
Carr-Smith. "They've built an amazing local marketplace and -- more
importantly -- a very talented team that's committed to bringing real
value to customers, small businesses and the communities around them. I
look forward to helping extend their advantage in Local."
Prior to Peapod, Carr-Smith oversaw the global online business at
J.Crew, responsible for driving growth and profitability in online and
mobile channels and guiding innovation in digital and omni-channel
commerce. She also served as a member of the initial management team at
Gilt Groupe, responsible for designing and implementing operating
systems as the company scaled from a start-up to a mid-sized company.
Carr-Smith will begin in her new role on September 25.
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is building the daily habit in local commerce,
offering a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and
save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time
commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products
and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer.
Groupon is redefining how small businesses attract and retain customers
by providing them with customizable and scalable marketing tools and
services to profitably grow their businesses.
To download Groupon's top-rated mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile.
To search for great deals or subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.groupon.com.
To learn more about the company's merchant solutions and how to work
with Groupon, visit www.groupon.com/merchant.
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