Google names Australian managing director

Rosie Baker
By Rosie Baker | 2 May 2016

Google has named Jason Pellegrino as managing director of Google Australia & New Zealand. Pellegrino is currently the director of Asia Pacific sales operations and strategy at Google.

Pellegrino has held a number of roles with Google over seven years including sales, and leading its mobile sales division for a time.

Pellegrino replaces Maile Carnegie who stepped down from the role earlier this year to take on a  digital marketing role at ANZ. She will lead the strategic development of digital experiences across retail, commercial and institutional customers.

In a statement Google said:

Jason has been with Google for seven years in a variety of roles, including sales director for Australia and head of sales operations and strategy for Google’s Australia & New Zealand business.

Since February 2014 he has been responsible for Google’s business strategy and commercial capabilities across the Asia Pacific region. He is a member of Google’s Asia Pacific regional leadership team.

Prior to Google, Jason spent more than 15 years in Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Sales & Marketing in retail, technology and consumer product industries with LEK Consulting, PepsiCo International & KPMG.

 

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