Kerr will drive outreach to home and auto-related merchants and create a marketplace experience for Groupon customers to find, schedule and purchase deals from local service providers. He previously was the General Manager of eCommerce for Angie’s List. Kerr also held the position of President and CEO for NoInk Communications for six years, which provided mobile CRM and inventory management solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Most recently, he served as Chairman of the Board for Jada Beauty, an ecommerce and content platform dedicated to helping hair stylists and salons sell a curated selection of products to their clients. Kerr is a graduate of Princeton University. He will report to the Vice President, General Manager of Daily Deals Julie Szudarek and be based in Chicago.
Horne will lead Groupon’s Global Commercial Finance team and help steer finance operations for Groupon’s global businesses. He joins the company from Juniper Networks, where he previously served as Vice President of Software Finance and also Vice President of Pricing. Before that, Horne worked at Microsoft for seven years including roles as Chief Financial Officer of Windows Client, General Manager of Pricing and Product Licensing, and Chief of Staff to Microsoft’s CFO, in addition to other positions. Horne holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He will report to Groupon’s Chief Financial Officer Jason Child and be based in Chicago.
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