The Search Agency Names Matt Kain Chief Revenue Officer

Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2009 - The Search Agency (TSA) announced today that Matt Kain has been named Chief Revenue Officer, a new position. Kain will begin his duties immediately and report to TSA Chief Executive Officer, David Hughes.

In this role, Kain will be responsible for all aspects of sales, marketing, business development, and channel management. He will oversee the firm's domestic commercialization efforts and assist in the development of new markets overseas.

"In a short period of time, TSA has become one of the leading independent search marketing agencies in the U.S.," said Hughes. "Matt has the leadership experience and strategic insight to help us grow into one of the largest integrated online marketing agencies in the world."

Kain is a seasoned executive with over 10 years of senior management experience in online marketing. Most recently, he was a Managing Partner, serving as Managing Director of Mindshare Search, a division of Group M Search. He joined Mindshare from 24/7 Real Media, where he led the firm's global sales efforts and managed all U.S. search clients. He has also served as General Manager of Decide Interactive, one of the original technology-driven SEM firms.

"Marketers are seeking agency partners that can deliver integrated solutions extending beyond search," said Kain. "I am very excited to join such a dynamic team with the resources, technology, and client focus required to drive measurable improvements in online marketing performance."

Kain currently serves on the SEM advisory councils for the major search engines, and is a member of the International Advertising Bureau's search committee and SEMPO.