Dollar Tree, which operates more than 16,000 stores across 48 states and five Canadian provinces, hires Robert LaFleur as senior VP, investor relations. LaFleur most recently served as VP and head of investor relations at Chewy, an online retailer of pet food and other pet-related items. He previously held the same post at Hilton Grand Vacations. He succeeds Randy Guiler, who had been with the company since 2014. “Bob brings deep industry knowledge, a proven track record and decades of relevant experience to the Dollar Tree team,” said Dollar Tree CFO Jeff Davis.
Darktrace, a cybersecurity specialist, brings on Chris Kozup as CMO, effective June 6. Kozup most recently headed up global marketing strategy and execution at network security company Zscaler. He has also led marketing initiatives and teams for such enterprise technology companies as Cisco, Hewlett Packard’s Aruba Networking, and Nutanix. His experience encompasses product marketing, demand generation, digital marketing, cloud marketplaces and brand strategy. “Chris is an accomplished leader with proven experience leading high-performing marketing teams at fast-growing enterprise technology companies,” said Darktrace CEO Poppy Gustafsson.
COMPLY, which provides compliance software, consulting and education resources for the financial services sector, names Gayle Nixon as CMO. Nixon joins the company from legal tech firm Litera, where she served as senior VP of marketing. She previously held senior marketing and demand generation positions at companies including SS&C Intralinks, Rocket Software, Intralinks and Trillium Software. “She will be integral in creating value-based marketing approaches that demonstrate Comply's ability to solve complex compliance concerns across a range of financial firms,” said CEO Amy Kadomatsu.