comScore Appoints Tom Karrat as President, Global Marketing & Media Solutions
Digital Media Veteran Brings Leadership Experience and Proven Ability to Scale Sales & Marketing Organization
RESTON, VA, March 5, 2012 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that Tom Karrat has joined the company as President of Global Marketing & Media Solutions, where he will be responsible for developing comScore’s sales and go-to-market strategies. Mr. Karrat will report directly to comScore CEO Dr. Magid Abraham in this newly created position.
“We’re delighted to welcome Tom, an experienced executive with a proven track record of success, to lead comScore’s global sales and marketing efforts,” said Dr. Abraham. “His experience and demonstrated ability to build and scale organizations in the technology, media, and cloud computing segments will be an important asset in helping comScore continue to grow as a global company. His experience leading large teams and cultivating a winning mentality will also help comScore take its sales organization to the next level. We are excited for Tom to bring new value to comScore and help us deliver even better results for our clients.”
“I am thrilled to join comScore to help build a world class organization that can further empower customers and partners to leverage the breadth and value of its product portfolio,” said Mr. Karrat, who comes to comScore as a proven executive with more than twenty years of experience in technology and media organizations. Most recently at Mimeo, he served as Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing where he helped the company nearly double its revenue. Prior to Mimeo, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Yahoo! Hotjobs, where he managed a 300-person sales and support team with more than $100 million in revenue responsibility. Previously, Mr. Karrat also served as Vice President and General Manager of StorageApps, acquired by HP. He began his career at EMC Corporation, where he held various positions starting as a Co-op student on his way to becoming Divisional Vice President managing approximately $1 billion in revenue and 500 people.
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