Burlington, VT – Dealer.com, the global leader in automotive Internet marketing solutions, today announced that marketing and communications professional Eliza Kelly has been named Vice President of Marketing for the company. In her role, Kelly is responsible for marketing strategy, corporate communications and solutions marketing programs to support the company’s significant investment in research and development.
Kelly brings more than 15 years experience in the communications and marketing field, including nine years in various marketing leadership roles at Cobalt, a provider of automotive marketing services, as well as strategic consulting roles for a variety of other automotive technology companies.
“We are thrilled to have Eliza join the executive team and lead our marketing efforts during this time of growth,” said Rick Gibbs, President and Chief Technology Officer of Dealer.com. “Her deep automotive industry experience will be instrumental in continuing to create unique engagement opportunities with our customers and prospects, grow demand generation and strengthen the Dealer.com brand.”
“I am extremely excited to take on this new responsibility and work with our innovative and energetic marketing team,” said Kelly. “The pace of product innovation on an industry-leading platform provides numerous creative marketing opportunities. I look forward to advancing the marketing and communications initiatives at Dealer.com while further supporting the long-term branding of the company and its products.”
About Dealer.com (www.dealer.com)
Dealer.com is the global leader in online marketing solutions for the automotive industry, providing award winning e-marketing solutions to OEMs, auto dealers and media companies. The company’s innovative websites and integrated online tools include advertising alternatives that significantly lower the cost of customer acquisition, enhancing dealers’ efficiency and profitability.
Recent national and international accolades include Inc. magazine’s 2010 Top Small Company Workplaces and Inc. 5000 Rankings, and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. In addition, Dealer.com won three 2010 DrivingSales Vendor Ratings Awards as Top Rated Provider in the Website, SEO and SEM-PPC categories; the Automotive Website Association’s 2010 Pinnacle Platform Award and its award for Best Online Advertising Tool; the 2010 Dealers’ Choice Diamond Award for Best Website Solution; and Auto Dealer Monthly’s award for Best Video Technology of 2010. Dealer.com also was recently recognized by Vermont Business magazine as the state’s fastest-growing company, and was ranked first in SEO effectiveness among auto dealer website providers for the third consecutive year by Sorgenfrei LLC.For more information visit:http://www.dealer.com/<wbr></wbr>promo/look-inside.htm