October 2, 2006, 12:00 AM

ShopLocal names Vikram Sharma as CEO

ShopLocal LLC has named Vikram Sharma as its chief executive, replacing company founder Brian Hand, who is leaving to head Parity Communications Inc. Sharma has served as ShopLocal’s chief operating officer for more than a year.

Paul Demery

Managing Editor, B2B E-commerce

ShopLocal LLC has named Vikram Sharma as its chief executive, replacing company founder Brian Hand, who is leaving to head Parity Communications Inc. Sharma has served as ShopLocal’s chief operating officer for more than a year.

Sharma has more than 20 years experience, including 15 years in retail and marketing services at Information Resources Inc, where he led the development of IRI’s scanner-based InfoScan service. He was part of the senior management team that grew the company to be a $500 million industry leader.

He also was partner and chief information officer at Grant Thornton LLP, where he led a worldwide technology modernization program.

ShopLocal is owned by Gannett Co. Inc., Tribune Co. and The McClatchy Co.

 

Comments

Sign In to Make a Comment

Comments are moderated by Internet Retailer and can be removed.

Not a member? Signup for free today!

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Relevant Commentary

FPO

Seth Barnes / E-Commerce

Commissions are for closers

A Savings.com executive responds to an Internet Retailer article describing a web merchant’s decision to ...

FPO

Jason Squardo / Mobile Commerce

Five tips for achieving high mobile search rankings

Searches on mobile devices will soon exceed those on computers, Google says. Retailers that keep ...

Advertisement