Gazelle CFO Wins Boston Business Journal CFO of the Year Award

Jul 26, 2012, 12:30 ET from Gazelle

BOSTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazelle (, the nation's leading trade-in site for high-end consumer electronics, today announced its CFO, Chris Sullivan received Boston Business Journal's CFO of the Year award for midsize private companies.

"This award is much more a reflection of Gazelle's success than the accomplishments of any individual. It is thanks to the extraordinary work by all of Gazelle's employees, investors and partners and because of a phenomenal base of customers who have been so enthusiastic in their endorsement of what we do," said Chris Sullivan, Gazelle's chief financial officer. 

"Chris has shown great leadership at Gazelle over the past two years, helping us to achieve remarkable growth while maintaining tight fiscal controls," said Israel Ganot, Gazelle's president and chief executive officer.  "I am happy to celebrate this success with Chris and proud of his achievement." offers the industry's easiest way for people to quickly and safely trade in their gently-used smartphones and other high-end electronics for cash. Gazelle helps people upgrade smarter by rewarding them for giving the gadgets they no longer need a new life.  Gazelle continues to see tremendous growth and has become the leading player in the direct-to-consumer reCommerce space.  To date, Gazelle has facilitated more than 900,000 gadget trade-ins.

About Gazelle
Gazelle ( is the nation's leading high-end consumer electronics trade-in site, providing an easy, fast and safe way for consumers to get cash for their unwanted devices. Gazelle takes the risk and effort out of selling electronic gadgets online with benefits such as free shipping and packaging and comprehensive identity and data removal. To date, Gazelle has helped hundreds of thousands of consumers trade in their used gadgets to upgrade to the latest technology and earn quick cash. Based in Boston, Gazelle is privately owned and is backed by premier venture capital firms Venrock Associates, RockPort Capital Partners, Physic Ventures and Craton Equity Partners.

Gazelle is a trademark of Gazelle, Inc., registered in the U.S.

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