MPP Global Installs Key Executives to Bolster U.S. Team

MPP Global Posted by MPP Global on Thursday, 13 July 2017

MPP Global, the technology company that delivers eSuite, an advanced eCommerce platform empowering sports companies to retail digital content and physical products, today announced the ascension of key executives in New York City to support continued growth in the Americas on the heels of $15 million in Series B funding, including Heath Podvesker as General Manager Americas. To support the McClatchy partnership and the budding client roster in the, Melissa Pegus was also appointed VP of Channel and Strategic Alliances and Trena De Landro named VP of Publishing and Media.

“MPP Global continues to make significant strides in broadening our reach into the Americas and worldwide, across verticals. Adding Heath to our team provides critical support in this important target market. His leadership, in conjunction with everyone’s respective breadth of experience and body of knowledge, makes a solid footprint for MPP Global’s expansion on the world stage,” said Paul Johnson, CEO, MPP Global.

Heath spent 10 years at MarketShare, where he started the New York office, oversaw their European operation, and held a senior operating role. Heath was part of the senior team that led the transition to Neustar after acquisition. His experience as an entrepreneur embedded unique perspective into driving growth by creating innovative solutions and implementing unique, compelling leadership. Prior to MarketShare, Podvesker was VP of client services at [x+1] where he was responsible for managing multiple client relationships from strategy through development.

“eSuite’s ability to execute customer relationship management, data analytics and both online and offline digital content strategies is truly top of classIt is one of the many contributing factors that is spurring MPP Global’s rapid and stable growth, and I am honoured to be able to lead that growth in North and South America,“ said Podvesker.

Most recently of Curalate, Pegus’ past experiences include eCommerce, SaaS business models, global expansion and leading innovation initiatives. At MPP Global, she will be managing the America channel partner relationships, including Microsoft. Prior to her career in technology, she was a consultant specialising in emerging markets.

As a digital media strategist and graduate of New York University’s Leadership and Management program, De Landro adds additional consulting experience as well as publisher side knowledge. Prior to managing her consulting firm, Wanyssa Kari Consulting, she was a publisher sales strategist for Rumble. During her tenure there, she drove company growth through strategic partnerships and marketing efforts.