Taps Kate McGee as Vice President of Marketing

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E-Commerce Veteran Oversees Marketing Strategy to Drive Customer Acquisition and Retention

January 6, 2015 (PRWEB) January 06, 2015 --, a leading platform for on-demand e-commerce from local restaurants, grocery stores, liquor stores and laundry services, announced today the appointment of Kate McGee as vice president of marketing. McGee is responsible for overall marketing initiatives for and will be based in the New York City headquarters. Her position is effective immediately.

McGee was most recently vice president of marketing at mySupermarket, an independent shopping and price comparison site for groceries, where she was responsible for all marketing activities in the U.S. and U.K. Prior to that, McGee was director of marketing at, a Quidsi/Amazon company, where she was responsible for marketing strategy and multi-channel execution for the pet supplies vertical. Previously, McGee was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan in the consumer/retail investment banking group.

“Kate’s e-commerce experience will prove to be a great asset for us as the on-demand economy expands in 2015,” said Jed Kleckner, CEO of “We’re excited to have Kate join the team to help lead the charge, establish our brand and grow our business.”

"E-commerce is evolving and consumers are looking for services that can be easily integrated in their busy lifestyles,” said McGee. “’s web and mobile platforms are helping connect customers with local merchants across multiple categories. I’m thrilled to help the team advance their position in the market.”

Kate holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School and a BA in English from Dartmouth College.

About empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocery stores, wine and spirits shops, and laundry and dry cleaning providers. Every day more than one million customers explore their communities and order from more than 10,000 local businesses while at home, at work or on the go. With headquarters in New York and a growing presence throughout the U.S., makes e-commerce an integral part of local daily life, helping customers shop, businesses grow and neighborhoods thrive.

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