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Groupon: Rich Williams to oversee global businesses and operations

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Chicago, Il., USA - June 4, 2015, Chicago, Il., USA - Groupon announced it has named Rich Williams as chief operating officer to oversee its global businesses and operations.

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Mr. Williams currently serves as President of North America and will continue in that capacity while adding responsibility for Groupon's international regions. Mr. Williams joined Groupon in 2011, first serving as Groupon's Chief Marketing Officer.

Throughout his 20-year career, he has overseen some of the largest online marketing programs in the world and the analytics and technology that power them.

Prior to joining Groupon, he held a variety of marketing and leadership roles at Amazon and Experian.

Groupon also announced that Chief Financial Officer Jason Child will be leaving the company at the end of July to relocate to the west coast.

Brian Kayman, VP of Tax and Treasury, will serve as interim CFO effective immediately while the Board of Directors selects a permanent replacement.

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