вЂ“ UK, Edinburgh вЂ“ Cupid plc (AIM: CUP), the online dating sites operator, is very happy to announce the visit of Phil Gripton as Chief Executive Officer associated with business, effective from first December 2013. Bill Dobbie continues to be from the Board being a Non-Executive Director.
Phil is MD of online dating services for the year that is past the evolution associated with Dating company and growth of the long run future strategy. Phil had been profoundly mixed up in sale for the CompanyвЂ™s вЂњcasual assetsвЂќ and continues to be mixed up in separation that is subsequent. He’s got additionally overseen the repositioning and rebranding associated with the CompanyвЂ™s key old-fashioned brands whilst reshaping the business to perform on its strategy.
Just before his tenure at Cupid, Phil had been MD of bigmouthmedia and after its purchase by the marketing that is leading technology services agency LBi, he became COO. As COO of LBi, he led the development associated with agency with specific concentrate on the development of the news company and its particular integration in to the wider group. Having a history in producing and developing efficient, high-performing companies, Phil has held leadership that is senior with technology organizations including Cable & Wireless, Energis, Parametric tech Corporation and ICL Fujitsu.
George Elliot, Chairman of Cupid Plc, commented: вЂњWe are particularly very happy to have appointed Phil as CEO and think that he could be in a powerful place to drive the business enterprise ahead utilizing their considerable and complementary skills and experiences to make certain Cupid delivers on its strategy. Particularly, PhilвЂ™s experience with Digital advertising has helped the business improve effectiveness through changing the mixture of CupidвЂ™s marketing channels.