Hootsuite Appoints Jessica Hartigan as Chief Revenue Officer and Ellen Terchila as Chief Customer Officer
VANCOUVER, BC — MAY 9, 2023 — Hootsuite today announced the appointment of Jessica Hartigan as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), where as part of the executive leadership team she will focus on the holistic view of the customer, supporting and enabling the company’s customer facing functions. Jessica brings years of sales, high-growth leadership and customer-centricity experience to her new role. Ellen Terchila joins the company as Chief Customer Officer (CCO), reporting to Jessica and as part of the executive leadership team she will oversee customer success, customer support, and professional services.
“I have witnessed first hand the impact of Jessica’s leadership and ability to build cohesive and high-performing teams focused on the customer,” said Irina Novoselsky, CEO, Hootsuite. “Her unwavering focus, coupled with her proven track record of scaling user, partner and revenue growth will take Hootsuite to new levels.”
Jessica joined Hootsuite most recently from CareerBuilder, where she spent over a decade impacting revenue growth across the business while progressing across leadership roles to optimize the organization’s sales engine. Ellen was most recently Chief Customer Officer at Electric AI, an IT infrastructure software company.
“After more than 14 years of guiding customers through the wild world of social, Hootsuite has earned unmatched global brand recognition, proven by the long list of brands like U-Haul, City of New York, Allianz, Georgia State University, Interac and Clarins that trust our social solutions to power their success,” said Jessica Hartigan, CRO, Hootsuite. “Adding Ellen to the team signals our commitment to our customers as well as our revenue organization. This is a phenomenal opportunity and I look forward to helping to unleash the power of our immensely talented team as we attack this under-penetrated market together.”
“I have watched with great respect over the years the impact Hootsuite has had in establishing the social media management space and the love Hootsuite customers possess for the brand, and I am thrilled to be returning to the martech SaaS space,” said Ellen Terchila, CCO, Hootsuite. “Hootsuite recently ranked the highest among our main competitors in the social media management space in G2’s 2023 Awards in both the ‘Best Software Product’ and ‘Best Marketing Products’ categories. So much great work has already been done to develop products our customers need, and I look forward to working with this team to drive even more success for our customers worldwide.”
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Hootsuite Media Team