Rakuten Advertising has announced the appointment of Angus Sladden as vice president of client services.
In his new role, Sladden will lead the client services team, ensuring the company’s clients receive top-tier support and best-in-class affiliate strategies.
Sladden, who is a veteran of the affiliate marketing industry in Australia, brings over a decade of experience in technology and performance marketing to the affiliate marketing service provider.
Sladden was previously the head of commercial, media and technology at Klarna and oversaw strategic partnerships and helped scale the company’s affiliate solutions to brands across Australia. Prior to that, he held a senior role at Partnerize, where he was responsible for managing and growing the company’s global partner network.
“I’m excited to join the team at Rakuten Advertising at such an exciting time in the company’s growth,” Sladden said of his new role.
“Rakuten Advertising has a strong reputation for innovation and delivering outstanding results for their clients, and I am eager to help drive continued success in the world of performance marketing. I look forward to working with the talented team here to build on that success and help our clients outperform their goals,” he added.
Stuart McLennan, senior vice president of APAC at Rakuten Advertising, welcomed Sladden’s appointment and expressed his enthusiasm for the contributions he will make.
“Angus is a proven leader in the performance and affiliate industry, and we are thrilled to have him join us at Rakuten Advertising. His role reinforces our commitment to delivering exceptional service and the best possible results for our clients,” McLennan said.
McLennan’s appointment comes at a time of growth and innovation for Rakuten Advertising, as the company continues to expand its suite of performance marketing solutions.
With his extensive background in customer success and in-depth knowledge of the affiliate and tech industry, Sladden is well positioned to help Rakuten Advertising deliver on its mission to help clients outthink and outperform.
Top image: Angus Sladden