Shutterstock announces Stan Pavlovsky to join as Co-Chief Operating Officer
Shutterstock press release – 13 March, 2019.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the appointment of Stan Pavlovsky in the newly created role of Co-Chief Operating Officer and Head of Strategic Operations responsible for overseeing product, marketing and technology.
“Stan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience successfully growing and leading eCommerce, retail, and digital media businesses. In this role Stan will be responsible for ensuring tighter alignment among product, marketing and technology while driving continuous improvement of the customer and contributor experience,” said Jon Oringer, Founder and CEO of Shutterstock.
“Stan will bring his energy and passion to drive the growth of the business, the successful implementation of Shutterstock’s vision to be the leading creative platform, and the execution of operational goals. This appointment will enable me to focus on long-term strategy and innovation, ensuring Shutterstock’s continued competitiveness and position of strength in this dynamic and vibrant industry.”
Stan brings decades of experience, most recently serving as President of Meredith Digital and Executive Vice President, Meredith Corporation, a media company that is home to leading national brands, including PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, REAL SIMPLE and Martha Stewart Living.
He was responsible for leading Meredith’s core digital assets, including its sites and products, strategy, content, sales and its creative studio, The Foundry. Prior to that role, Stan successfully led strategy and development for Meredith’s largest digital food enterprise, Allrecipes.com, as the brand’s President.
Stan will work in partnership with Steven Berns who continues as Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and will continue to lead Business Operations, Sales, Finance, Legal, and Content with the addition of the Human Resources group.
Commenting on his new role, Stan Pavlovsky said, “I am extremely excited to join Shutterstock, a company with a long history of delivering innovative creative products for marketers and with huge potential to grow in the industry. Content and creative solutions have become business critical for companies to succeed, and Shutterstock is uniquely positioned to support them from an eCommerce perspective and through its enterprise solutions.”
Stan will join Shutterstock on April 1, 2019, reporting directly into Jon Oringer.
About Shutterstock, Inc.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), directly and through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 650,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 250 million images and more than 13 million video clips available.
Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The company’s brands also include Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; and Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world’s media.