CHRISTOPHE PARCOT, FORMER HEAD OF YAHOO! EMEA JOINS EBUZZING & TEADS AS COO

teads-press

Leading video adtech company Ebuzzing & Teads announces appointment of Christophe Parcot as
Chief Operating Officer

London 9th September – Ebuzzing & Teads, the fast-growing video advertising company, today
announced the appointment of Christophe Parcot, former head of Yahoo! EMEA, as Chief Operating
Officer. Christophe will run all sales and publishers teams out of the company’s international
headquarters in London in a move to drive operational excellence on a global scale.

Christophe’s appointment comes at a significant time, as the 300-strong company, already operating
from 22 offices worldwide continues to see growing demand for its innovative ‘outstream’ video
advertising solutions and Supply Side Platform (SSP). Ebuzzing & Teads is capitalizing on the growth
of online video which is one of the fastest growing advertising mediums and overall industry revenue
is forecast to reach nearly $5 billion by 20161.

Parcot brings considerable experience from eight years at Yahoo, working with both advertisers and
publishers. Prior to this, he co-founded the Liberty Surf Group, launched Overture in Southern
Europe and has also held senior positions at Bertelsmann and LVMH. This experience will help fuel
Ebuzzing & Teads’ strategy to target consumers with engaging video ad formats which are viewable
by design and provide publishers with new monetization opportunities.

Speaking about his appointment as COO, Christophe commented, “This role gives me a great
opportunity to work in a fast growing, and highly innovative company. Ebuzzing & Teads is doing
really exciting things in the video advertising space thanks to its world-class publisher partners and
its advanced technology platform. Its outstream formats and Cost Per View model are gaining huge
momentum across the advertising industry. I am excited to be part of the leadership team who will
take this company forward.”

Pierre Chappaz, Executive Chairman of Ebuzzing & Teads said, “We’re delighted to have an executive
of Christophe’s calibre join the team. His appointment underlines our ambition as we continue to
reinvent video advertising and his experience will be vital to ensure we remain at the vanguard of
innovation within the industry.”

Parcot joins an experienced leadership team including Executive Chairman Pierre Chappaz, CEO
Bertrand Quesada, Chief Strategic Planning Officer (CSPO) Loic Soubeyrand, CTO Loic Jaures and VP
Technology Managed Services Gilles Moncaubeig.

ENDS

Notes to editors

1Source

About Ebuzzing & Teads

Ebuzzing & Teads is a global technology group which specializes in creating innovative video
advertising inventory at scale and automating transactions between buyers and sellers.
The group invented the concept of ‘outstream’ video. Outstream formats distribute video
advertising within all types of content (text, pictures, etc). Ebuzzing & Teads offers the industry’s
most advanced video SSP (Supply Side Platform), allowing premium publishers to create extensive
video advertising inventory, monetize their sites using instream and outstream advertising and
optimize revenues.

The company employs 300 staff including 100 developers. Currently operating in the US, LatAm,
Europe and Asia, with teams across 15 countries and 22 offices. It’s revolutionary inRead branding
video format has been adopted by the world’s leading publishers, including The FT, The Guardian, Le
Monde, Le Figaro, La Republica, ABC, Globo, The Washington Post, Slate, Reuters, Nikkei, Die Welt,
Conde Nast, and many others. Premium brands such as Cartier, Breitling, Tag Heuer, Samsung,
Volkswagen and Lacoste work with Ebuzzing & Teads to roll-out their global video advertising
campaigns.

> Download the press release

Facebook
Google+
Twitter
LinkedIn