Dell Sales Veteran Assumes Key Sales Leadership Role Over a Leading International Pure Digital Sales Force Targeted at SMBs
(WOODLAND HILLS, CA) – August 6, 2012 – ReachLocal, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOC), a leader in local online marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced Josh Claman as its new Chief Revenue Officer, reporting to Nathan Hanks, President.
Claman has more than 25 years of experience building and leading multi-billion dollar sales and service organizations across Asia, Europe and the Americas. He comes to ReachLocal from Dell, where he served in several executive sales leadership and general management roles over the past 10 years. Most recently, Claman was Dell’s Vice President and General Manager of the Public and Large Enterprise Business in the Americas.
“Josh has deep experience both in the technology market, and managing large and successful global sales teams,” said Nathan Hanks, President at ReachLocal. “We are excited to have him lead our next phase of growth.”
“There is a sea change occurring as SMBs shift their marketing spend from offline to online,” said Josh Claman, Chief Revenue Officer at ReachLocal. “I am excited to join the team at ReachLocal. They are a leader in the market and have a compelling combination of a robust technology platform, world-class sales and services teams, and the right vision to execute against.”
Claman attended the Advanced Management Program at Oxford University, and received his Master of Business Administration from University of South Carolina and Bachelor of Arts from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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About ReachLocal, Inc.
ReachLocal, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: RLOC) mission is to help small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) acquire, maintain and retain customers via the Internet. ReachLocal offers a comprehensive suite of online marketing solutions, including search engine marketing (ReachSearch™), Web presence (ReachCast™), display advertising (ReachDisplay™), online marketing analytics (TotalTrack®), and assisted chat service (TotalLiveChat™), each targeted to the SMB market. ReachLocal delivers this suite of services to SMBs through a combination of its proprietary technology platform and its direct, “feet-on-the-street” sales force of Internet Marketing Consultants and select third-party agencies and resellers. ReachLocal is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, with offices throughout North America and in Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan. Subscribe to ReachLocal’s free newsletter to receive news, tips, and other online marketing insights.
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