NEW YORK, N.Y. — Coupon Express, Inc. has appointed Glenn Gardone as its CEO and chairman of the board.
Gardone is a consumer packaged goods sales and marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience working in all retail and wholesale channels throughout North America. Prior to joining Coupon Express, he worked at PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Kellogg and Del Monte.
"Coupon Express' business model enables the retailer to enhance a consumer's in store shopping experience while also offering the manufacturer the opportunity to get their branding message directly to loyal users of their products,” said Gardone. “Coupon Express has the potential to build upon its current platform and grow long term sustainable results for our shareholders. I am proud and honored to lead this organization during its next growth phase."
"Coupon Express is pleased to have Glenn lead the organization. His management capabilities and wealth of experience in retail have prepared him well to drive our business agenda for 2013 and beyond," added Alan Schor, interim CEO.
Coupon Express, Inc. provides innovative interactive customer communications systems and applications that support targeted marketing programs with unique point-of-purchase services and information that serve shoppers and distributors while building loyalty and revenue for the company's primary clients. Through its proprietary multifunction kiosks and services, it provides in-store customized couponing, in multiple languages, for immediate impact in regional, independent retailers in the grocery and convenience store industries, enabling retailers to quickly determine ideal price-points for new products and mitigate losses from hard-to-sell items.