SEMPO Board of Directors Announces 2010-2011 Officers
Jeffrey Pruitt Re-Elected Chairman and Chris Boggs Elected President
Wakefield, MA, April 29, 2010 – The Board of Directors of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) today announced the election of a new slate of officers.
Jeffrey Pruitt, CEO of Tallwave, was re-elected chairman of SEMPO. Chris Boggs, Director, Search Engine Optimization, ROSETTA, was elected president. Dave Fall, SVP Product and Operations, Clickable, Inc., was elected vice president, and Margaret Willette, Search Marketing Manager, Intuit, was elected treasurer. Motoko Hunt, President, Japanese Search Strategist, AJPR, was elected secretary.
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"I’m thrilled to be returning as the chairman for this year. We made a great deal of progress towards our goal of extending SEMPO’s activities globally and locally, and I want to thank the outgoing officers for making this happen,” said Pruitt. "I’m looking forward to working with our new board, of which five are mainly based outside the U.S., and with our new president Chris. He brings his vast amount of industry expertise and years of SEMPO experience to the position.”
"I really appreciate the opportunity to serve as SEMPO’s new president and lead the charge to expand our reputation as thought leaders in the global search arena,” said Boggs. "I look forward to working with the SEMPO board and members to inspire more people and companies to join our vibrant organization.”
About the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO)
SEMPO is a global non-profit organization serving the search engine marketing industry and marketing professionals engaged in it. Its purpose is to provide a foundation for industry growth through building stronger relationships, fostering awareness, providing education, promoting the industry, generating research and creating a better understanding of search and its role in marketing.
Representing thousands in 40 countries, SEMPO has more than 800 members. It represents the common interests of companies and consultants worldwide and provides them with a voice in the marketplace. SEMPO's education and outreach initiatives are funded in part by Yahoo!, Google, SMX, Search Engine Strategies, DoubleClick, Baidu, and MediaPost.