Rokt, the global ecommerce technology provider, has announced it has taken on Sarah Wilson as its first chief people officer.
Wilson’s appointment follows the firm gaining $80 million (£57.3m) in Series D funding, which will significantly boost its recruitment needs and ongoing talent development requirements.
Commenting on the appointment, CEO Bruce Buchanan said: “We are thrilled to have Sarah on board. Sarah shares our values around people – people first, transparency, diversity, and the importance of strong people leaders.”
He added: “She also brings the expertise we need to tackle the challenges that come with our hyper-growth.”
Wilson said: “I am thrilled to join Rokt, a company that truly believes in talent as a competitive advantage. I am looking forward to leveraging my experience to unleash the potential of our people and to be a part of building the future fabric of the culture at Rokt.”
Wilson’s previous experience in HR and talent acquisition includes 15 years at smart technology start-up SmartRecruiters.