Leaf Group Names Michele Calhoun Senior Vice President Of Revenue, Leaf Media


Calhoun Brings Over 20 Years of Experience in Sales Management and Strategy to Her New Role at Leaf Group

Michele Calhoun
Leaf Group Names Michele Calhoun Senior Vice President of Revenue, Leaf Media

SANTA MONICA, Calif. , Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LEAF), a diversified consumer internet company comprised of several marketplace and media properties, today announced the addition of Michele Calhoun to its senior team. Calhoun will serve as Senior Vice President of Revenue, Leaf Media, overseeing sales for all of Leaf Group’s category leading multi-platform media properties.

“We are happy to have Michele joining our senior team,” said Sean Moriarty , CEO of Leaf Group . “Her impressive background and entrepreneurial spirit make her a great leader for our talented sales team and we feel confident she will develop a pipeline for further growth for our media brands.”

Michele Calhoun is an innovative executive with a proven track record in delivering significant and sustained revenue growth. She has deep experience working with top tier brands and agencies in a multitude of categories. Under her leadership, her teams have consistently achieved aggressive revenue growth. Calhoun joins Leaf Group from Flipboard , where she spent six years rising through the ranks, most recently serving as Vice President, Head of North American Sales. Prior to Flipboard , Calhoun held multiple titles at WebMD, including Vice President, Consumer Markets. She has also held roles at IAC, CBS and Excite@Home.

In her role at Leaf Group , Calhoun will lead the sales team for all of the company’s media properties, including Well+Good, Livestrong.com and Hunker. She also brings a passion for wellness to her new role as she and her husband lead an active lifestyle to set a strong example for their two daughters.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Leaf Group and working with the talented sales team,” said Calhoun. “Leaf Group’s media properties are category leaders that combine deep subject area expertise with category reach and sophisticated targeting capabilities that present unparalleled possibilities for brands. I look forward to expanding the business opportunities and identifying new brand partners across the portfolio.”

About Leaf Group
Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LEAF) is a diversified consumer internet company that builds enduring, creator-driven brands that reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories, including fitness and wellness (Well+Good, Livestrong.com and MyPlate App), and art and design ( Saatchi Art , Society6 and Hunker). For more information about Leaf Group , visit www.leafgroup.com .

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Source: Leaf Group Ltd.