BGL Group has appointed Jonathon Brown as chief executive of its price comparison site business Compare the Market.
Brown joins from online photo printing company Photobox where he was chief operating officer.
He will joins Compare the Market, home of the unforgettable Compare the Meerkat advertising campaign, on 23 October.
Brown said: “Compare the Market saved customers over £1bn over the last financial year. With Meerkat Meals and Meerkat Movies being the strongest rewards proposition in the price comparison marketplace, and the ambitious plans for future growth across the whole product range, the sky’s the limit. I can’t wait to get started.”
He will report to BGL Group’s chief executive Matthew Donaldson, and be a member of BGL’s executive committee.
Donaldson said: “Jonathon brings with him a wealth of experience in leading digital businesses and has a strong background in strategy, commercial and marketing. I know he will do a fantastic job in leading the Compare the Market team as it delivers the ambitious strategy we’ve set.”