Pinterest Poaches Google Sales Vet to Ramp Up Its Advertising Business

Jon Kaplan worked at search giant since 2004

Pinterest wants to build out its ad products to compete with digital heavyweights like Facebook and Google, so the site has hired Google's vp of U.S. sales, Jon Kaplan, to head up its global business.

@laurenjohnson lauren.johnson@adweek.com Lauren Johnson is a senior technology editor for Adweek, where she specializes in covering mobile, social platforms and emerging tech.
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