Luxury Brand Continues To Build Senior Executive Team
NEW YORK, NY (April 21, 2016) – Robb Report, the leading voice in luxury, has announced that publishing industry veteran Matthew Carroll will join the esteemed luxury brand as SVP, Publisher/Head of Digital Sales overseeing both Robb Report and RobbReport.com. The announcement was made today by David Arnold, the Company’s EVP, Publishing Director.
“With a professional reputation within the publishing and advertising sales industry that far proceeds him, Matthew brings a proven track record of driving exponential sales growth, and developing talented, successful executive teams,” said Arnold. “Matthew will lead the publishing charge for Robb Report – our namesake print publication, and build upon the exponential growth of RobbReport.com and the Robb Report Luxury Group.”
Most recently, Carroll served as VP, Associate Publisher at Travel + Leisure where he managed all domestic and international print and digital sales for the brand, leading a team of 40 senior sales and marketing professionals, as well as overseeing strategic partnerships, licensing and retail initiatives. Carroll also served as VP, Business Lead for Wallpaper* US, where he crafted and executed the business model and go-to-market strategy for the US expansion of the renowned architecture and design publication.
Previously, Carroll was SVP, Group Publisher at Modern Luxury Media, leading all national sales and strategic initiatives for 45+ publications including Aspen, Manhattan and Angeleno, among others. He spent time with Gilt City – a division of Gilt Groupe, serving as Senior Director, Head of Sales for the local lifestyle site, where he was responsible for West Coast expansion and sales for Gilt City, building and managing teams in key DMAs including Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Carroll created Gilt City’s go-to-market strategy and client value proposition. He started his career in media at the Tribune Company, working with top brands including Chicago Tribune and RedEye.
“I am extremely excited to be joining Robb Report and their incredible team,” said Carroll. “Robb Report has been the preeminent leader in luxury for 40 years and I look forward to building on that foundation and working closely with Robb Report’s accomplished executive team to bolster that leading position and further expand the brand on all platforms.”
About Robb Report
Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016, Robb Report is the authoritative voice in the global luxury market. Widely regarded as the single most influential journal of living life to the fullest, Robb Report covers the newest in what matters most to its discerning and sophisticated audience, including luxury automobiles, aircraft, fine dining, travel, timepieces and fine jewelry, style and design, arts and culture, spirits, and cigars. For more information, visit the Robb Report website at RobbReport.com and connect with us on Twitter (@robbreport), Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.
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