Expertise and Leadership to Help Guide Rapidly Growing Coupons.com Business
Mountain View, CA – February 23, 2012 – Coupons.com Incorporated, the recognized leader in digital coupons, today announced the appointment of Dawn Lepore to its board of directors. Lepore, the former chairman and CEO of Drugstore.com, will provide the company with insights and guidance as it continues to be the driving force in transforming the multi-billion dollar coupon industry into the digital world.
“Dawn is a widely admired business leader and e-commerce trail blazer,” said Steven Boal, founder and CEO, Coupons.com. “Her leadership, expertise in building successful online businesses and experience as a board member of such companies as eBay, Wal-Mart and The New York Times Company will be a great asset to us as we continue to rapidly grow our business.”
“Coupons.com is uniquely positioned as it leads the digital transformation of the couponing industry,” said Lepore. “With consumer adoption of digital coupons rapidly growing and more and more brands and retailers shifting an increasingly larger portion of their couponing budgets to digital, the industry is at a tipping point. I am excited to be part of the company at this time of inflection.”
Lepore, an e-commerce champion throughout her career, led Drugstore.com from 2004 until its successful sale to Walgreens in 2011. During her tenure, Lepore repositioned the company to focus on over-the-counter, beauty, and vision business segments, leading the company to record revenues and earnings.
Prior to Drugstore.com, Lepore held leadership positions at The Charles Schwab Company. In her 21-year tenure, Lepore played a key role in launching and building the firm’s highly successful e-commerce business. Lepore also served as Schwab’s CIO, a member of Schwab’s Executive Committee, and a trustee of Schwab Funds, among other executive roles.
Lepore currently serves on the board of eBay, Inc., and previously served on the boards of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and The New York Times Company. She has been honored by Fortune Magazine four times as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in American Business, by the National Organization for Women at their Aiming High Conference, was named one of InformationWeek’s Chiefs of the Year, and was listed as one of the Ten Hottest CIOs by Future Banker Magazine.
About Coupons.com Incorporated
Coupons.com Incorporated is the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, save to loyalty card and mobile promotions. For consumers, the company’s products include Coupons.com, the 41st largest website in the U.S.†, as well as Grocery iQ and Coupons.com mobile applications. For brand marketers, the company distributes digital coupons to millions of consumers through Coupons.com and tens of thousands of websites comprising the Coupons.com digital coupon network. The company also powers digital coupon initiatives in 1-to-1 online marketing campaigns—including display advertising, email and social media programs. For publishers, the company offers solutions to monetize website traffic, including branded microsites, and Brandcaster, a self-service coupons syndication platform. Clients include hundreds of top consumer packaged goods brands (including Clorox, General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, and Kraft Foods), leading restaurant, toy and entertainment companies, as well as top retailers (such as A&P, CVS, Duane Reade, H-E-B, Kmart, Kroger, Safeway and Walgreens). Founded in 1998, the company is based in Mountain View, CA. To start printing coupons, visit www.coupons.com. To learn more about the company visit www.couponsinc.com. Visit Coupons.com on Facebook at www.facebook.com/couponscom.
† Nielsen, October 2011