Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) (http://www.groupon.com)
today announced the appointment of two new executives: Tamer Tamar to
SVP of International Operations and Sri Subramaniam to VP of Engineering
for Smart Deals.
Groupon announced the appointment of Tamer Tamar to SVP of International Operations. Tamar will join Groupon's senior leadership team, reporting to COO Kal Raman, and will be based in London. (Photo: Business Wire)
"We're thrilled to have Tamer and Sri join Groupon and bring their
incredible talent to our expanding bench of senior executives," said
Eric Lefkofsky, CEO Groupon. "Tamer and Sri will accelerate Groupon's
plans to grow our international operations and deliver more and more
relevant deals to our customers throughout the world."
Tamar joins Groupon from Orbitz where he was SVP International
responsible for EMEA and APAC Regions for ebookers and HotelClub. Prior
to that, Tamar held senior positions at Expedia in Europe. Tamar joins
in April, will be based in London and will report to COO, Kal Raman.
Tamar will join Groupon's senior leadership team.
Subramaniam joins from WalmartLabs where he was responsible for search,
marketplace and item infrastructure. Prior to that Subramaniam was VP of
Engineering at Kosmix, a semantic tech startup acquired by Walmart. He
also previously led search at eBay. Subramaniam will be based in Palo
Alto and report to Sri Viswanath, SVP of Engineering and Operations.
Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) is a global leader of local commerce and the place
you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon
offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the
world. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer on the web or on
mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and
find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and
more with Groupon Goods. Groupon is redefining how traditional small
businesses attract, retain and interact with customers by providing
merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable
deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and
point-of-sale solutions that help businesses grow and operate more
effectively. To search for great deals or subscribe to Groupon emails,
To download Groupon's five-star mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile.
To learn more about the company's merchant solutions and how to work
with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.
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