SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Shutl, the same-day and same-hour delivery platform, announces the appointment of John Kelly as Executive Vice President of Retail. In his global role, Kelly will be responsible for recruiting leading multi-channel retailers to Shutl's same-day and same-hour delivery platform.
Kelly joins Shutl from TellApart, where he was Vice President of Sales and responsible for driving adoption of the company's data-powered marketing solutions platform by retailers. Prior to TellApart, John was VP of Sales for Criteo, the personalized retargeting company. John also spent 4 years at Yahoo, where he was part of the Global Strategic Partnerships group and Yahoo! Shopping. John began his internet career at AOL doing international business development
"I have spent 13 years helping retailers adopt technology solutions that enable them to compete in the digital world," says Kelly. "I am very excited to be bringing the world's leading delivery solution to market at a time when multi-channel retailers around the world are feeling considerable pressure from their pure-play competitors. Shutl now enables them to create a sustainable competitive advantage by leveraging their store network to offer a consumer proposition that is compelling enough to attract and retain customers."
"I am delighted to have John leading our retail efforts at such a critical juncture for our business," says Tom Allason, CEO and Founder, Shutl. "We have our sights firmly set on becoming the global leader in our space and John has what it takes to help us achieve this ambition."
Kelly is based in Shutl's U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, California.
Shutl is a branded same-day and same-hour delivery platform that connects multi-channel retailers with local same-day courier companies to provide shoppers with the world's fastest and most convenient delivery service. With Shutl consumers can receive their purchases within minutes of order or select a 1-hour delivery window. Shutl operates 24/7 and can be offered to shoppers at a comparable price to standard delivery, often even for free. Shutl's point-to-point delivery model has been proven at scale on a national basis in the UK where it had been operating for 3 years before launching in North America. Find out more at www.shutl.com.