SOURCE: ExactTarget

January 08, 2008 09:00 ET

ExactTarget Adds Depth to Executive Team With Appointments to CMO and VP of Client Services Positions

Marketing Veterans Support ExactTarget in Company's Next Phase of Growth

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - January 8, 2008) - ExactTarget, the leading provider of on-demand, email and one-to-one marketing solutions, today announced the appointment of Tim Kopp to Chief Marketing Officer and Doug Hooton to Vice President of Client Services. Kopp is responsible for all aspects of ExactTarget's marketing program including strategy, corporate marketing and product marketing. Hooton will focus on helping clients achieve their business objectives by leveraging ExactTarget's software, services and solutions to meet each organization's marketing needs.

"ExactTarget's success has been built on providing solutions that ensure marketers' success. Adding talented marketing and services professionals like Tim and Doug further positions us to deliver on this promise and help customers achieve exceptional results. In addition, Tim and Doug provide both the experience and expertise needed to help manage ExactTarget's next phase of growth and innovation," said Scott Dorsey, ExactTarget CEO.

Kopp most recently was the Chief Marketing Officer for WebTrends where he led the company's brand strategy for its new product platform. Before joining WebTrends, Kopp was Vice President, Worldwide Interactive Marketing for the Coca-Cola Company. Previously, he was a founding member of Procter and Gamble's Interactive Marketing organization and managed the beauty care division, which had approximately $17 billion in annual sales.

Hooton brings a strong operations background with significant expertise in customer focus strategy and deployment to ExactTarget, where he'll lead services teams responsible for implementation, systems integration, strategic account management, solutions optimization, and client service and support. Previously, Hooton was Senior Vice President of Strategic Accounts with Walker Information, the leader in customer and employee loyalty management, where he was responsible for developing and delivering customer strategies for global organizations.

About ExactTarget

ExactTarget, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand email marketing software solutions. The company's suite of on-demand one-to-one marketing applications enable clients to send business-critical and event triggered communications to increase sales, optimize marketing investments and strengthen customer relationships. ExactTarget offers four editions of its on-demand software application along with integrated solutions such as ExactTarget for AppExchange and ExactTarget for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. ExactTarget offers a range of optimization services including support, implementation and training, integration, deliverability, account management, design and deployment and strategic consulting. ExactTarget's software powers permission-based email communications for thousands of organizations including,, Florida Power & Light, Gannett Co., Inc./USA TODAY, the Indianapolis Colts, The Home Depot, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Liberty Mutual Group, Papa John's and Wellpoint, Inc. For more information, please visit or call 1-866-EMAILET.