Glassdoor have announced the appointment of John Lamphiere as VP & managing director for the EMEA region, based in the international headquarters in Dublin. He is responsible for the strategy, vision, and management of Glassdoor's EMEA business.
Lamphiere brings nearly 30 years of experience in sales having worked for some of the largest global technology companies. He joins from Quantcast, where he was managing director of Quantcast International HQ in Dublin and director of the Global SMB business. In this role, he was responsible for growth, forecasting, planning, implementation and execution, reporting and compliance across all sales, operations, finance and support teams internationally. He was previously international corporate sales and operations director and prior to joining Quantcast was a regional director for UK and Ireland at Facebook, as well as being the global director of dating partnerships and sales. Before joining Facebook, Lamphiere was at Yahoo for two years as Head of Sales, leading Yahoo’s sales and account management teams with responsibility for display media sales across EMEA.
“We’re delighted to welcome John to Glassdoor as he brings a wealth of sales and general management experience from other high-growth companies. As a leader in Dublin for various technology firms over the years, his background will prove invaluable for us. His newly-created role will be critical for Glassdoor’s success in EMEA, as he will be overseeing all of our activity in the European marketplaces,“ said Christian Sutherland-Wong, SVP of Monetization at Glassdoor. “The UK and other European markets are very important to us and represent a huge opportunity for Glassdoor. We’re very encouraged by how Glassdoor is being adopted by job seekers and employers alike and I’m looking forward to working alongside John to expand Glassdoor’s reach even further.”
“I’m proud to join Glassdoor at such an exciting time in its international growth and I look forward to making a significant contribution towards our mission of helping people find a job and company they love, as well as working with employers to recruit quality and informed candidates,” said Lamphiere. “What’s unique about Glassdoor is that it is disrupting a whole industry and I feel like there is huge opportunity for growth in multiple countries.”
Glassdoor is now the second largest jobs site in the US and Top 5 in the UK, with 35 million reviews and insights for more than 700,000 companies around the world. The UK site now sees five million visits per month, plus an additional 1.1 million for Germany and 1 million for France. Glassdoor helps a diverse and growing set of companies recruit across EMEA, with employer clients including Barclays, Sky, O2, Boots, Unilever, SAP and Facebook, among others.
Glassdoor has recently moved to new offices in Dublin and is also due to move to a new premises in London later this month.