SOURCE: Ominto, Inc.

Ominto, Inc.

August 18, 2015 06:00 ET

Ominto Names Tom Vogl Chief Marketing Officer

Experienced Leader to Spearhead Ominto's Marketing Programs Around the World

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2015) - Ominto, Inc. (OTC PINK: OMNT), the global leader in online Cash Back shopping, today announced that Tom Vogl has been named Chief Marketing Officer, a new role within the company. Mr. Vogl will report to Ivan Braiker, Ominto's President and Chief Executive Officer and will be based at the company's headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

Mr. Vogl joins Ominto with more than 20 years experience in marketing, ecommerce and general management roles. His marketing leadership roles include managing large teams and budgets at top consumer brands such as Dell and REI. More recently, Mr. Vogl was the Chief Marketing Officer at Redfin and The Clymb, two venture-backed startups. His last role before joining Ominto was as Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Barn2Door, an online marketplace that connects farmers selling local and sustainable food directly to consumers. Mr. Vogl's expertise includes customer acquisition and CRM, customer insights, organization design and scaling, product launch and go-to-market strategies. Mr. Vogl also lived and worked outside the U.S. as Dell's Marketing Director for Asia Pacific/Japan and as the General Manager for Dell's Consumer and Small Business Group in Brazil.

"Tom joins Ominto following a long career of notable distinction. With the planned launch of the new Ominto.com in September combined with the commencement of a new marketing initiative for our worldwide Ominto Partner Programs, we sought an executive with diverse experience managing global marketing campaigns at the local level. His years of experience as a CMO uniquely position him to understand both the needs of consumers and Ominto's partners," said Ivan Braiker, President and CEO of Ominto, Inc. "Tom was a natural selection as he brings to Ominto a comprehensive set of expertise within the marketing discipline and a deep understanding of ecommerce and the cultural difference necessary to navigate the marketing environment on a global scale. We welcome him to the Ominto team and look forward to his contributions." 

Ominto will include Ominto.com, an online shopping platform set to launch in September that enables shoppers to earn Cash Back on all of their online purchases. Ominto.com will also support the Ominto Partner Program, which will operate co-branded sites on behalf of global businesses and non-profit partners. Powered by Ominto.com, these sites will act as powerful fundraising platforms for Ominto Partners, helping them diversify their revenue streams while building loyalty among shoppers, employees, investors and donors who earn Cash Back on everyday purchases.

Partnering with thousands of the world's leading shopping and travel brands, Ominto.com will provide members with a Cash Back earning platform for online purchases from their favorite shopping sites -- without changing everyday shopping habits.

For more information, please visit Ominto's corporate website http://inc.ominto.com.

About Ominto, Inc.

Ominto, Inc. is a global ecommerce leader and pioneer of online Cash Back shopping, delivering value-based shopping and travel deals through its international network of shopping websites and Partner sites. At, Ominto.com or at Partner sites powered by Ominto.com, consumers will shop at their favorite stores, save with the best coupons and deals, and earn Cash Back with each purchase. Ominto.com will feature thousands of brand name stores and industry-leading travel companies from around the world, providing Cash Back savings to consumers in more than 120 countries. Ominto Partner will offer a customized co-branded version of the Ominto.com shopping and travel platform to businesses and non-profits, providing them with a professional, reliable web presence that builds brand loyalty with their members, customers or constituents while earning commission for the organization and Cash Back for shoppers on each transaction.

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