Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
Thrift Books LLC announces the addition of Matt Sand to serve as Vice President of Marketing, effective February 2, 2014. He will report to the president of Thrift Books, Mike Ward.
Sand, a veteran database marketing executive, spent the last year consulting for teen apparel retailer Zumiez. Previously, he spent five years leading the database marketing and business intelligence teams at BuySeasons, an online party supply and costume retailer headquartered outside of Milwaukee, WI. Prior to this he spent several years in key marketing roles for Seattle area retailers Sur La Table and Eddie Bauer. He began his career managing book stores for Barnes & Noble in the Washington, DC area.
"Joining the executive team at Thrift Books is a once in a lifetime opportunity," said Sand. "This unique company has grown in a very few years from a couple of guys selling books out of a room in Kirkland to the industry leading seller of used books online. I look forward to partnering with everyone at Thrift Books to continue the trajectory of spectacular growth."
"Matt is an extremely innovative and experienced executive, and will be a crucial part of our team as we work to unlock the huge opportunities we see in our business," said Mike Ward, President of Thrift Books. "We know Matt will guide our customer focused efforts in the right direction, and we are excited to have his creative leadership at Thrift Books."
Sand is a native of the Seattle area where he lives with his wife. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Master of Science in Finance degree from Seattle University.
ABOUT THRIFT BOOKS
Thrift Books LLC is the largest online seller of used books in North America, and probably the world. Founded in 2003, Thrift Books has 11 distribution affiliates throughout the United States that purchase, sort and distribute used books. Based in Seattle, Washington, Thrift Books relies on proprietary software to identify, value, sell, and ship used books using a variety of online platforms, including Thriftbooks.com. Backed by KCB Management, Thrift Books has experienced explosive growth with a keen commitment to smart pricing, high customer satisfaction, and world class supply chain management.