Retureau is tasked with developing ClickTripz’s European client base, in line with the firm’s ambitious expansion strategy.
Having worked in the online travel industry for more than 15 years, Retureau has built an international career, with roles at Orbitz, lastminute, Kelkoo and HouseTrip. He joins the firm’s Executive Team, comprised of Co-Founder and CEO, Ross Weber, Co-Founder and CTO, Eric Bjorndahl, CRO, Mark Mamber, and Co-Founder and Head of UX, David Bjorndahl.
British VP of Sales and Marketing
The international firm also this month welcomes another Brit, Dean Hunt, to its 30-strong team – as the new VP of Sales and Marketing. British-born Hunt will split his time between the UK and Miami.
Ross Weber, Co-Founder and CEO, states: “When we can attract quality people like Damien and Dean, it’s really a testament to our technology and the potential partnerships we’ve identified in Europe. There are so many travel sites in Europe that will benefit from our products, and we’re excited that we have the technology and team to service these new partners in market.”
Retureau states: “I am thrilled to be joining ClickTripz at such a pivotal moment in our industry, where traffic monetization truly is of paramount importance for OTAs, thus giving us the perfect stage to accelerate ClickTripz’s growth in Europe.”
ClickTripz is a travel-specific advertising technology that services the needs of three groups in the online travel ecosystem. ClickTripz leverages a patent-pending proprietary ad serving platform to effectively and efficiently connect advertisers, travelers and publishers at scale.
Advertisers benefit from a highly qualified traffic source that permits granular bidding against each publisher within its network. Publishers receive highly competitive payment, precisely commensurate to the quality of traffic they drive to advertisers.
Travellers benefit from a solution that lets them quickly and easily compare the publisher’s prices with those of other travel sites, to find the best travel product for them.
Founded in 2010 and with offices in California, Washington DC and London, the platform currently services 1,000s of active advertising campaigns from worldwide partners, which span 27 different languages. The ClickTripz technology enables travel sites around the world to maximize revenue from every visitor, regardless of location, language, or device.
Every month, ClickTripz generates more than 15,000,000 prequalified booking leads for its advertisers and over 40 million travelers every month view a ClickTripz advert.