Glassdoor appoints CFO
Glassdoor, has appointed James (Jim) S. Cox as its chief financial officer.
Cox, with experience leading rapidly growing companies, will be responsible for Glassdoor’s financial operations and strategy to support the company’s global business.
Cox (pictured) brings more than 20 years of experience overseeing finance at both private and publicly traded companies. He joins Glassdoor from Lithium Technologies, where he was CFO. In this role, he was responsible for developing the company’s multi-year financial strategy.
Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO and co-founder, said, “We are pleased to welcome Jim to Glassdoor as our new CFO as he brings a proven track record of building and managing financial operations and teams at high-growth technology companies.
“Jim’s leadership, vision and rich expertise in both public and private financial matters will prove invaluable, particularly as Glassdoor continues to experience significant business expansion.”
Glassdoor also announced two additional promotions on its executive leadership team. Christian Sutherland-Wong has been named chief operating officer, a newly created position at the company. He will be responsible for driving revenue and overseeing Glassdoor’s business strategy and operations. Until recently, he was Glassdoor’s senior vice president & general manager of monetization. He oversaw development and operations functions across the business. Earlier in his career, he held operations and product management roles at LinkedIn and also worked as a consultant at Bain & Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from the University of New South Wales and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Glassdoor also named Samantha Zupan its vice president of global corporate communications. Zupan helped launch Glassdoor in 2008 and was the company’s first employee dedicated to communications. In this role, Zupan will oversee the company’s communications function, including public relations, corporate communications, economics bureau, events, editorial, content and social media. Zupan holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
Hohman added, “We are thrilled to promote two experienced and innovative leaders within the company to oversee operations and communications, two critical areas of our growing business.
“Under Christian and Samantha’s leadership, Glassdoor will continue to scale as a global business to deliver on our mission of helping people everywhere find jobs and companies they love.”