Executive Vice President
Alan Verdun joined BrandShare, the world’s leading e-commerce sampling and media network, in 2017 as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
He brings a wealth of CPG, shopper marketing and digital media expertise to BrandShare, drawing on a 22-year tenure with News America Marketing, the News Corporation division that delivers FSI, in-store and digital media to shoppers in the U.S. and Canada.
In his newly created role at BrandShare, Verdun is responsible for nurturing relationships with major consumer packaged goods and services brands while captaining BrandShare’s sales and development teams.
As Executive Vice President of Sales at News America, he headed a 120-member team that managed $450 million-plus in business with major CPG brands in the Eastern U.S., and he had Canadian profit and loss responsibility. Additional roles included spearheading the Smart Source Media Group and Custom Media Direct Response Divisions.
Most recently, Verdun served as Chief Growth Officer of Touchstorm, a technology-enabled services company that builds video audiences for the world’s largest brands.
Verdun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and marketing and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in general finance from Syracuse University.
He is based in New York City and lives in Maplewood, N.J., with his wife, three sons and two dogs. Away from work, he loves participating in challenging endurance sports.