Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and social relationship platform Hootsuite named a new vice president of product: Jimmy Duvall, who had been head of product for eBay-owned e-commerce platform Magento.
At Hootsuite, Duvall will be responsible for scaling the product team and managing the company’s product suite.
Prior to Magento, he spent six years as senior director of Web hosting and e-commerce products at Yahoo.
Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes said in a release announcing the hire:
Jimmy’s experience in scaling product and design for high-growth organizations is a huge asset to Hootsuite. We have plans to do big things in 2015, and I’m thrilled to have such a visionary product leader join us in bringing cutting-edge products to our 10 million global users.
Hootsuite is in an enviable market position with millions of users spanning over 175 countries. As social networks and social messages continue to proliferate, businesses need a core system to effectively manage social. Ryan’s strong vision, combined with the company’s collaborative relationship with its customers, is a winning formula for long-term success in this growing market. I look forward to the opportunity to further develop this vision for Hootsuite’s new offerings.