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Vantage Partners completes search for top marketing leadership role at Picaboo, a premier provider of photo books and other custom photo products, funded by New Enterprise Associates and Softbank Capital

San Mateo, California (September 2013) – Vantage Partners, a leading executive search firm based in the heart of Silicon Valley, is pleased to announce the completion of the Senior Vice President of Marketing search for Picaboo, a premier provider of photo books and other custom photo products. Based in Redwood City, California, Picaboo is funded by New Enterprise Associates, Softbank Capital, CampVentures and Odyssey Research. Arnaud Collin joins Picaboo as the new Senior Vice President of Marketing most recently from Catalog Spree where he led marketing initiatives as the Chief Marketing Officer. Arnaud is an executive marketing expert in e-commerce and consumer Internet with more than 12 years of success at companies like eBay, L’Oreal and Catalog Spree growing existing brands and launching new ones by using innovative marketing strategies and building great teams.

At Picaboo, as the new SVP Marketing, Arnaud will guide the overall marketing strategy, accelerate customer acquisition, improve user experience and increase customer lifetime value for Picaboo. Picaboo required a world-class marketing leader in e-commerce and consumer internet with proven achievement in innovative online and traditional customer engagement, acquisition and demand generation strategies and deep knowledge of marketing analytics and data analysis.

As Managing Director at Vantage Partners, Mark Hubbell delivered a flawless and efficient process to complete the search for Picaboo in just 75 days, in an industry where the average time-to-close is 90 days. “With the continued growth of Picaboo, building a world-class team is paramount,” explained Picaboo Co- CEO Kevin McCurdy in a recent company press release. “Picaboo is at an exciting time of growth and I am thrilled that Arnaud has joined the team – his wealth of experience and expertise will be key ingredients for taking the company to the next level of scale.”

As a partner to high-growth internet and software companies, Vantage Partners works in collaboration with executive management teams to complete searches for key executive level stakeholder roles at the C-level and at the VP and SVP-level in Engineering, Products, Marketing, Operations and Sales.

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