Richard Caccappolo joins MailOnline as COO
NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MailOnline, the world’s largest English-language newspaper website, has appointed Richard Caccappolo to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will split time between New York and London and report to MailOnline Publisher Martin Clarke.
“Both our audience and revenues are growing at a significant clip. MailOnline which operates as a standalone business, now requires someone of Rich’s depth and experience to help manage our operations,”
says Clarke. “He has an exceptional track record as manager, investor, consultant and adviser in the media and internet industries and we are pleased to have him join us.”
Caccappolo brings more than 25 years experience leading operations, technology, partner management and revenue generation for some of the most innovative companies in the world. He has been employed in the new media space since 1999 and has held senior positions at companies including iVillage.com, eMusic, Inc., and ORCA Digital Services. His experience ranges from working with large companies such as Hearst,
Microsoft, Andersen Consulting, and Tesco in the UK to new initiatives in the start-up/ VC / innovation ecosystem. He also oversaw the technology and online efforts for Bob Kerrey’s 2012 US Senate campaign.
“I have had the great pleasure of working within, partnering with and advising many companies in the online space over the last 14 years, but I have never seen anything as impressive and exciting as what Martin and his team have created here at MailOnline,” says Caccappolo. “So, I am thrilled to join the team and I look forward to helping make MailOnline, not just the largest newspaper site, but the greatest digital publishing company in the world.”
MailOnline (www.dailymail.co.uk) is a division of UK-based DMGT, an international portfolio of digital, information, media and events businesses, which employs over 12,000 people and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:DMGT.L). MailOnline is known for its unique blend of world news, entertainment/celebrity buzz, pop culture editorial, female lifestyle editorial, and phenomenal images. Mail Online has one of the web’s most advanced advertising programs incorporating nearly every form of advertising from mobile, social and video, to native and ecommerce, with plans for more. Its robust analytics assure a brand-friendly environment currently enjoyed by some
of today’s top global advertising brands. In candid video interviews,
visitors call the site “addictive, revealing, funny, honest, and