Global Talent and Hiring Executive to Support Company’s Rapid Global Growth

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2019-- Global advertising technology leader The Trade Desk (Nasdaq:TTD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Zajic as Chief Talent Officer. Shelley will be based in Ventura, CA, and lead the company’s talent acquisition efforts around the world.

Shelley brings more than 25 years of talent acquisition, human resources, and leadership experience to The Trade Desk. Previously, she served as Global Head of Human Resources at the Patrón Spirits Company. In that role, Shelley led all facets of global HR, including talent acquisition, leadership development, total rewards, and employee experience programs. She also oversaw the integration of human resources during the company’s sale to Bacardi Ltd. in a $5.1 billion transaction. Prior to Patrón, Shelley held human resource leadership roles at Apollo Education Group, Schottenstein Stores Corporation, and UnitedHealth Group, among others.

“We are excited to add Shelley’s experience, insight, and energy to our executive team as we continue our rapid global growth,” said Jeff Green, CEO and Founder at The Trade Desk. “Successfully attracting and retaining top talent is key to executing on our future strategy. Shelley’s expertise in engaging and developing talent will help us grow our world-class teams.”

“I am thrilled to join The Trade Desk to help scale its very special culture around the world,” said Shelley Zajic, Chief Talent Officer at The Trade Desk. “I look forward to working with the company’s global leadership to attract and retain even more amazing employees to further The Trade Desk’s success.”

Shelley will report directly to CEO and Founder Jeff Green.

About The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk™ is a technology company that empowers buyers of advertising. Through its self-service, cloud-based platform, ad buyers can create, manage, and optimize digital advertising campaigns across ad formats and devices. Integrations with major data, inventory, and publisher partners ensure maximum reach and decisioning capabilities, and enterprise APIs enable custom development on top of the platform. Headquartered in Ventura, CA, The Trade Desk has offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit or follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and YouTube.

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