Vevo names Kevin McGurn new chief sales officer

Vevo names Kevin McGurn new chief sales officer

Vevo has bolstered its sales force with the appointment of Kevin McGurn as its new chief sales officer.

McGurn joins Vevo from Fullscreen, where he served as head of sales for the company as well as Otter Media properties, including Crunchyroll, Roster Teeth SoompiTV and VRV. Prior to Fullscreen, Kevin was chief revenue officer of Shazam.

Prior to that he was senior vice president of sales at Hulu for almost seven years.

McGurn will be based out of the company’s New York office.

"I am delighted to welcome Kevin McGurn to Vevo as our new chief sales officer,” said Erik Huggers, CEO, Vevo. “With our increasing focus on growing Vevo’s owned and operated business, we needed someone with a proven track record to lead the way.  Kevin is uniquely qualified in this regard and will make a significant impact on the long-term growth and success of our company.”

“With some of the world’s most watched content and an audience of incredible scale, Vevo is the go-to destination for artists, their audiences and brands,” added McGurn. “This is a global media company built on premium content with an unrivalled reach to the most sought after audiences in the advertising marketplace. I couldn’t be more excited to join an already strong team as we look to elevate the company to the next level in 2017 and beyond.”

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