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Skylark has announced an expansion of its commercial team. Taylor Riese, formerly of Verizon Media Platform has been named the new Chief Revenue Officer and Lasharna Turner, formerly Adobe is the new Head of Marketing.

The news comes after Ostmodern recently secured £2 million in investment from Puma Private Equity. The investment in Skylark will contribute towards growth plans, including the development of the platform and the expansion of the commercial arm of the business. This will look like a larger global sales team and strategy. Skylark will be developing robust brand positioning and in depth marketing strategy to enhance its visibility and engage new audiences.

Riese was previously the MD and Head of Sales for EMEA and India at Verizon Media Platform. His new tasks include growing Skylark’s commercial function, developing the sales team and driving revenue for Skylark. Turner was Marketing Manager at Adobe, where she worked across the EMEA Experience and Document Cloud product suites. Her new role will involve developing and driving the Global Skylark marketing strategy.

Ostmodern Thomas Williams, Chief Executive Office comments: “The latest additions to our team underpin the vast ambition we have for Skylark. I am delighted to welcome Taylor and Lasharna to the team, and I am incredibly excited to start tackling our commercial ambitions”