Similarweb appoints Raymond “RJ” Jones as VP of Investor Relations
TEL AVIV, Israel, March 10, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Similarweb (NYSE: SMWB), a leading digital intelligence company, today announced the appointment of experienced investor relations professional Raymond “RJ” Jones as Vice President of Investor Relations with investors, with immediate effect. RJ will report directly to Jason Schwartz, CFO of Similarweb.
“RJ brings extensive investor relations experience to the newly created position. His deep street knowledge, well-established network of industry contacts, and strategic and operational management skills will help propel the business through our next stage of growth,” Schwartz said. .
Mr. Jones previously served as Vice President of Investor Relations for Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG), the most visited real estate website in the United States. At Zillow, RJ led the prominent investor relations program for the world’s largest online real estate media and technology company. Jones has been instrumental in presenting the company’s shareholder value proposition to institutional investors.
With significant experience in increasingly senior management positions, Jones served as CMO, General Partner for Kosmos Funds, where he led marketing and investor relations for the start-up alternative investment. He was also head of investor relations for Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN), the high-end multi-channel department store. An investment and research veteran, Jones has also held positions at Russell Investments, Delafield Hambrecht and UBS PaineWebber.
Highlighting the significant advantage of Similarweb, Mr. Jones explained, “I am very pleased to join Similarweb at a pivotal time for the business. As the pandemic has dramatically accelerated the rate at which brands must undergo digital transformation, we hope to play an important role in providing the essential digital intelligence needed to compete – and win – in the new digital paradigm.”
Mr. Jones is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Mr. Jones served as an officer in the United States Army, which included an assignment as a platoon leader in the 82nd Airborne Division after achieving elite Airborne Ranger status.
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