- The fast-growing communications platform for frontline workers has grown to a team of 85 and counts 230 customers across three regions including the UK, APAC and US
- The newly established CMO role will play a vital part in the Marketing strategy and growth plans of the business
- Hannah Stewart joins Blink following leadership positions at Zeotap Yieldify, where she has been responsible for their marketing and growth
London, UK. 20th July 2022. Leading enterprise communications platform Blink has appointed Hannah Stewart as its first Chief Marketing Officer. Hannah is one of the latest senior hires to join the fast-growing Blink team, which has scaled to over 85 employees and plans to add a further 150 new team members before the end of 2022.
As Blink’s first Chief Marketing Officer, Stewart’s appointment will further enable the business to capitalise on its opportunities for growth as it continues to gain global traction, with one of her key focus areas being building brand awareness across the sectors served by Blink’s unique employee platform. Her appointment coincides with the company’s expansion to the US.
Speaking on Hannah Stewart joining the team, Sean Nolan, Founder and CEO of Blink, said, “We are delighted to appoint Hannah Stewart as Blink’s first ever CMO, her track record in scaling software businesses made her a stand out candidate for the job. Hannah knows how to take UK start-ups to a global audience, building stand-out brands and scaling marketing functions. Myself and the team are excited to have Hannah join us and we can’t wait to watch her build the software brand for the Frontline.
Hannah was formerly Vice President of Marketing at Zeotap, the next generation customer data platform, where she was responsible for their Global Marketing and Business Development departments. Prior to Zeotap, she spent five years at Yieldify, an all-in-one website personalisation platform for e-commerce brands. Hannah began her career working for communication agencies, where she worked on global activations for brands including Samsung and HTC.
Stewart adds: “It’s clear that Sean and his team have built a culture that truly embodies the company vision – I’m very fortunate to be joining a team that is passionate, empathetic and fearless, and I hope to be able to enable it to go even further!”
Speaking on Hannah’s appointment, Sean Nolan, Founder and CEO of Blink, said: “We are delighted to appoint Hannah as Blink’s first-ever CMO. Her background in B2B SaaS made her a standout candidate for the role, and her motivation and experience is exactly what Blink needs as we pursue our ambitious growth in both the UK and the US. Both the leadership and Board are excited to have Hannah join us and we look forward to working with her on this next chapter in our story.”
Blink enables all workers to communicate with their employer, from urgent updates to day-to-day conversations, creating community through authentic, employee-generated content in stories, so frontline workers feel seen, heard and valued. Since launching in 2018, Blink now serves 230 customers across the UK, APAC and US. Its first customer was Stagecoach, which launched Blink to 25,000 drivers in January 2019.
Blink also makes lives easier, from frontline workers to the executive team. Making access to key information, such as rostering and payroll, fast and effective. Its largest customer segments are transport, healthcare, facilities management, logistics, construction and manufacturing —72% of all Blink users open the app every day.
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