Case Study

Launch team EMEA

"Gillamor Stephens recruited three heavyweight executives to form a high-impact launch team for Yext in EMEA."

Howard Lerman, CEO & Co-Founder, Yext


Yext is the global location data management leader with a mission to help people go places. The award-winning Yext Location Cloud enables companies of all sizes to manage location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry’s largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo.

Based in the heart of New York City with a growing team of over 500 employees worldwide, Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (2015), one of Forbes Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015), one of Fortune’s Best Places to Work (2014 & 2015), and one of Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Mobile Marketing (2016).


Launch team EMEA


Context of the search(es)

Yext is a hyper-growth company with revenues in excess of $100 million in North America alone. Despite reaching considerable scale in North America the company had very little international presence and needed to recruit a high-impact team to launch the business and grow quickly in key markets throughout EMEA.

What our client says

"We engaged with Gillamor Stephens over several months to recruit three core members of our launch team in EMEA. This included heavyweight General Management and VP level sales leadership roles. Gillamor Stephens demonstrated their ability to attract and recruit senior talent from leading marketing tech businesses and we look forward to continuing our relationship."

Howard Lerman, CEO & Co-Founder, Yext