WESTMINSTER, CO--(Marketwired - May 29, 2014) - Trueffect, the leading First-Party targeting and measurement platform for large performance advertisers, today announced a key executive appointment in the promotion of Darryl LaRue to Chief Operating Officer (COO). The former GE executive who joined Trueffect in 2013 most recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations for the company.
In his new role, LaRue will continue his focus on operational excellence and supporting Trueffect's clients and partners worldwide. In addition to these responsibilities, he will be leading the product and sales teams in building robust solution offerings, increasing sales growth and delivering competitive solutions for Trueffect's first-party ad serving clients. LaRue is responsible for all facets of day-to-day operations for the company and will now lead Engineering, Product, Sales, Operations, Analytics and all Client Services as part of his new role.
"Darryl has extensive operational experience with companies in similar growth stages as Trueffect and brings a diverse set of leadership skills in building internal processes for new customer acquisition and rapid growth. He has an outstanding track record for delivering product innovation that we will leverage company-wide," said Finn Faldi, President and CEO of Trueffect. "He has been a key contributor to the growth of Trueffect over the past year and as COO, will be fundamental in positioning us for our next stage of success," said Faldi.
LaRue is a proven operations executive with deep market knowledge and nearly two decades of industry experience. Prior to joining Trueffect, he was responsible for leading the overall strategy, sales and execution at some of the world's premier companies including: NBC, Warner Bros., DHX and most recently, held the post of Chief Operating Officer at Tapingo.
LaRue holds a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Trueffect was recently named a Red Herring 2014 Top 100 North American Companies and one of Forbes America's Most Promising Companies for 2014.
Trueffect's technology enables performance-marketers to leverage one of their most valuable assets -- proprietary customer data -- and activate it across the programmatic and premium online display ecosystem. By mobilizing a clients' own first-party Cookies versus the more volatile and unpredictable third-party cookies, Trueffect delivers CRM-quality (personalized and 1 to 1) campaign performance and insights. Trueffect helps marketers reduce the complexity of the online display ecosystem and maximize benefits including: dramatically improved campaign performance, reduced data leakage, and compelling transparency into deeper insights about their customers and prospects. For more information, join us on Twitter @trueffect_tweet or www.trueffect.com.