Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Welcomes Andrew Hersam

June 10, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2013 – Ampush is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Andrew Hersam as Director of Sales. Ampush, founded in 2009, is a social technology company that helps brands and agencies advertise on Facebook. The company expects Andrew to play a key contributing role in continuing to drive Ampush forward during a period of expansion and investment.
Hersam is an accomplished media executive with more than 20 years of experience managing print, digital, TV, and event brands. Hersam was most recently Global Marketing Solutions, Client Partner at Facebook with Facebook’s financial services business. Prior to Facebook, Hersam served as EVP, Media for the Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the largest international media and events company in endurance sports, and previously as EVP and Chief Revenue Officer for Westwood One. At Westwood One, Hersam oversaw more than $500 million in radio, TV, and digital sales across the company’s brand portfolio. Prior to that, Hersam was VP/Publishing Director at Rodale, New York Advertising Director at Sports Illustrated, and held a variety of executive positions at Times-Mirror. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Adweek, and Ad Age.
Hersam will provide visionary leadership and strategic direction to the Ampush sales team. “I’m thrilled to be joining the amazing team at Ampush. While at Facebook I had the opportunity to work with many of the company’s Preferred Marketing Developers. Of all of those PMDs, Ampush consistently delivers the best service, results, and supremely creative, lean forward-thinking. I look forward to working with Ampush’s current roster of blue chip advertisers and bringing the power of Ampush to those marketers looking to unleash the power of Facebook.”
“Andrew brings invaluable experience to Ampush during a time of continued growth and sales expansion,” shared Jesse Pujji, CEO and Co-Founder of Ampush. “We are excited to have him join our leadership team as a new business development expert.”
Ampush is a social technology company helping brands and direct response advertisers achieve performance at scale with Facebook Ads. As a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD), our fully managed solutions deliver marketing ROI by amplifying the viral power of social recommendations, which Ampush calls Referred Intent. Ampush won Facebook’s PMD Innovation Competition in March 2013. Select clients include Rdio, MasterCard, LivingSocial, Kellogg’s, and Sojo Studios. Ampush is based in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and New York.



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