Dailymotion Announces Two Strategic Leadership Hires in New York Office
Video Technology Company Appoints Emma Hutchens as VP of People and Caroline Blavet as VP of Business Operations
NEW YORK, NY—April 17, 2018—Dailymotion, the leading destination for video discovery and exploration, has announced the appointment of two strategic leadership hires in New York. Emma Hutchens joins as Vice President of People and Caroline Blavet has been appointed to Vice President of Business Operations.
Emma Hutchens, VP of People
Hutchens joins Dailymotion from her previous role at Gwynnie Bee, where she was Vice President and Head of Human Resources. Prior to that, she held progressive leadership positions in HR at Brown-Forman Corporation, producer of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and other premium spirits.
“We’re excited to welcome Emma to our talent team and look forward to leveraging her ability to enhance the employee experience across cultures,” said Stéphanie Fraise, Chief People Officer at Dailymotion. “As our team grows both in North America and around the world, her deep expertise in talent management will be invaluable.”
Caroline Blavet, VP of Business Operations
Blavet joins Dailymotion after holding senior positions in operations and digital strategy at Narrativ (formerly BAM Exchange), a technology that pairs merchants with premium editorial opportunities in real-time, and BCBG Max Azria. Before that, she worked on customer acquisition and marketing strategy for the luxury fashion retailer Moda Operandi.
“Caroline is a critical hire, as Dailymotion’s global advertising technology team is scaling quickly and bringing new products to market to meet the needs of our brand and publisher partners,” said Bichoï Bastha, Chief Ad Tech Officer at Dailymotion. “We’re excited to leverage her talents to elevate the efforts of the ad tech team and drive strategic business decisions.”
Dailymotion recently relaunched its platform with a focus on premium publisher partnerships. Global content and technology partners include BBC News, Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg Media, CBS Sports, Cheddar, Condé Nast Entertainment, Fox Deportes, Genius, Group Nine Media, Hearst Magazines Digital Media, NESN, Stadium Sports Network, UFC, VICE, and more
Dailymotion is the video platform for discovering the events and ideas that keep the world surprising and diverse on four main topics: news, sports, music, and entertainment, as well as comedy skits, political debates, fashion shows, gaming live-streams and more. Launched in 2005, Dailymotion commands a global audience of 300 million entertainment-seekers who frequent the site and its dedicated mobile experience to surface the most relevant professional video content based on their unique tastes and interests. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, a Paris-based multinational media company. For more information, visit www.dailymotion.com.