Campaign Monitor announced the appointment of Sharon Strauss to the role of Chief People Officer. Sharon will be focused on all global employee engagement activities and talent management initiatives, as well as the full complement of the human resources function. This newly-created executive team position reinforces the company’s focus on its employees in 2019.
Prior to joining Campaign Monitor, Strauss spent 25 years building her career as an influential human resources leader focusing on change management and the strategic integration of the HR function within business strategies. She most recently served as the Chief People Officer at GetWellNetwork, Inc., where she led the employee integrations of three acquisitions and played a critical role in improving employee engagement which fueled the company’s revenue growth and increase in profitability. Strauss has also held various HR leadership roles at companies such as Tiffany & Co., Opower and Dunkin’ Brands.
“As Campaign Monitor has continued to grow and bring together diverse teams, we have made investing in our employees and recruiting industry-leading talent a top priority,” said Wellford Dillard CEO of Campaign Monitor. “Sharon has a proven track record as an adaptive and innovative leader who has navigated both startups and global brands through every stage of their growth. She is uniquely qualified to guide our people as we enter our next chapter as a company and we’re thrilled to have her on board.”
“My human capital goal is to create an environment at Campaign Monitor where employees are empowered to do their best work. To do this, especially in a global company, we need to build a universal foundation and philosophy across our global locations and for our remote employees,” said Sharon Strauss, chief people officer at Campaign Monitor. “It is an exhilarating time to join the Campaign Monitor family and build a unified organization of companies who are in the same martech space, but have unique personalities. The people here are incredible and leveraging our global experience base to drive company growth presents an enormously exciting opportunity.”
This news also comes on the heels of the promotion of Shane Phair to Chief Marketing Officer, the release of Emma HQ and the announcement of Campaign Monitor growing its self-serve business by 70 percent.