New York, NY—Shutterstock, Inc., announced the appointment of Stan Pavlovsky in the newly created role of cochief operating officer and head of Strategic Operations. Pavlovsky is responsible for overseeing product, marketing and technology for Shutterstock. The global technology company offers assets, tools and services through its creative platform.
“Stan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience successfully growing and leading eCommerce, retail and digital media businesses. In this role, Stan will be responsible for ensuring tighter alignment among product, marketing and technology while driving continuous improvement of the customer and contributor experience,” said Jon Oringer, founder and CEO of Shutterstock.
“Stan will bring his energy as well as passion to drive the growth of the business, the successful implementation of Shutterstock’s vision to be the leading creative platform, and the execution of operational goals. Moreover, this appointment will enable me to focus on long-term strategy and innovation, ensuring Shutterstock’s continued competitiveness and position of strength in this dynamic and vibrant industry,” Oringer added.
Pavlovsky brings decades of experience, most recently serving as president of Meredith Digital and executive vice president of Meredith Corporation. The media company is home to leading national brands, including People, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, Real Simple and Martha Stewart Living.
In addition, he was responsible for leading Meredith’s core digital assets. This included its sites and products, strategy, content, sales and its creative studio, the Foundry. Prior to that role, Pavlovsky successfully led strategy and development for Meredith’s largest digital food enterprise, Allrecipes.com. He was the brand’s president.
Furthermore, Pavlovsky will work in partnership with Steven Berns. Berns continues as cochief operating officer and chief financial officer. In addition, he will continue to lead Business Operations, Sales, Finance, Legal, and Content. He will now also oversee the Human Resources group. “I am extremely excited to join Shutterstock, a company with a long history of delivering innovative creative products for marketers and with huge potential to grow in the industry. Content and creative solutions have become business critical for companies to succeed. Shutterstock is uniquely positioned to support them from an eCommerce perspective and through its enterprise solutions,” Pavlovsky commented.
Pavlovsky will join Shutterstock on April 1, 2019. Moreover, he will report directly to Jon Oringer.