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Rakuten Marketing appoints international MD

Rakuten Marketing has announced the appointment of Anthony Capano to the newly created position of international managing director.

Capano will now cover all territories outside of the US and Japan (including Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America). The appointment comes as part of the company’s commitment to investment in technology and services built for the global market ahead of expansion into new territories.

Commenting on the company’s new global alignment, Rakuten Marketing CEO Nick Stamos said: “As more of Rakuten Marketing’s EMEA clients expand operations overseas, this appointment allows for the international operations to unify under one leader. Anthony’s well-versed background, understanding of the e-commerce industry in the EMEA and APAC regions, coupled with the growth he has driven for both Rakuten Marketing and our clients over his 6 years with the business were recognised as perfectly suited to naturally progress Rakuten Marketing’s international business.”

As former Managing Director of APAC, Capano launched Rakuten Marketing to the Australian market and across the greater region. In early 2018, he was promoted to Managing Director of EMEA and has since spearheaded operations, overseen expansion in France and Germany, and positioned Rakuten Marketing as a leading advertising solution across the European region.

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