Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 30, 2006 –-
Ziggs, Inc., the fast-growing search platform for finding people in business online, today announced the appointment of Jules Pieri to the senior management team at Ziggs in the role of President and COO. As a senior strategic executive who has driven product development, marketing and brand initiatives for some of the world’s most recognized brand names for 20 years, Pieri will be responsible for strategic operations and growth at Ziggs.
“Jules Pieri is an innovator that has brought business and brand savvy to every product and market she has addressed, and her international experience is a great enhancement to Ziggs’ global perspective,” said Tim DeMello, founder and chief executive officer of Ziggs. “We look forward to engaging her vast strategic expertise and consumer product branding knowledge to accelerate growth at Ziggs.”
“I’m a big believer in the Ziggs mission to optimize the experience of finding and connecting with business people online. I look forward to helping Ziggs raise the bar on people search for the world,” said Pieri.
Pieri’s recent marketing consulting practice, which was devoted to consumer facing enterprises such as Hasbro, Smirnoff and Eircom was most recently based in Dublin, Ireland, and previously located in the greater Boston area. She also held positions as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Stride Rite Corporation and Director of Strategic Marketing and Licensing at Keds Corporation. As Vice President at Design Continuum, a leading international product design and engineering consultancy, she was instrumental to the birth of the popular Reebok Pump™ sneaker.
A summa cum laude BFA graduate of the University of Michigan, Pieri was later conferred an MBA degree by Harvard University, where she was selected by faculty to receive the Ellis-LeBaron Fellowship.
About Ziggs, Inc.
Millions of professionals are searched for online every day. Dedicated to assisting professionals in meeting their business objectives by optimizing the experience of presenting to and connecting with professionals online, Ziggs is the first destination site for businesspeople search and professional profile management. Providing the fastest-growing index of current professional profiles on the Web, Ziggs delivers targeted professional search and easy-to-use profile management tools for companies and individuals that assist in generating new business opportunities by finding and connecting with professionals. Founded in October 2003, Ziggs is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit Ziggs.
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