WP Engine hires industry executive for leadership marketing role as WordPress grows in enterprise
Austin, TX September 6, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WP Engine, the world’s most trusted WordPress technology company, today announced the appointment of Sachin Puri as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Puri led a two-decade career leading marketing and sales teams at industry-defining technology companies including McAfee, eBay, and HP.
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“With WP Engine reaching over 1,200 employees and 1 million customers globally this year, Sachin joins us at a pivotal point in our growth trajectory,” said Heather Brunner, Chairman and CEO of WP Engine. “We are entering a new phase of maturity as a company where Sachin brings key expertise and proven success in leading e-commerce, performance marketing, customer lifecycle management and brand experience to Fortune 500 companies.”
As Chief Marketing Officer, Puri will be responsible for WP Engine’s global marketing strategy, execution and performance, including brand, content and digital marketing, as the company rolls out new products and programs for major brands, agencies, developers and SMEs Service Offering Businesses (SMBs).
“Sachin is a business leader and growth driver with an incredible track record of success at some of the largest tech companies in the industry,” said Jason Teichman, COO of WP Engine. “With Sachin’s background, we have an extraordinary marketer Leader joins our leadership team who can drive business impact across our diverse global customer base and take our market leadership to new heights.”
Prior to joining WP Engine, Puri was the VP of Marketing at McAfee, where he led omnichannel marketing, including e-commerce experience, lifecycle management, conversion optimization, data science, and performance marketing for paid, owned and earned channels. Puri started his career as an engineer and brings a strong technical background to WP Engine’s digital business.
“In today’s market, companies must build brand experience and performance marketing to earn the trust and business of today’s digitally connected buyer,” said Sachin Puri, Chief Marketing Officer, WP Engine. “WP Engine’s products are built with customers in mind, and I’m very excited about it. Excited to lead WP Engine’s marketing team and define a new era of digital experiences.”
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