WP Engine appoints former McAfee executive to lead global strategy

Sachin Puri, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at WP Engine

WP Engine, the world’s trusted WordPress technology company, announced the appointment of curated industry expert Sachin Puri as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Puri takes on the role following a two-decades-long career leading marketing and sales teams across industry-defining technology companies including McAfee, eBay, and HP.

What does Puri bring to WP Engine in the new role?

Puri will be responsible for WP Engine’s marketing strategy, execution, and performance, including brand, content, and digital marketing as the company launches new products and initiatives to serve large brands, agencies, developers, and small to medium-size businesses.

Prior to joining WP Engine, Puri was VP of Marketing at McAfee, where he led full-funnel marketing including eCommerce experience, lifecycle management, conversion optimisation, data science, and performance marketing across paid, owned, and earned channels. Puri began his career as an engineer, and brings a strong technical background to WP Engine.

“In today’s market, firms must build brand experiences and performance marketing that earns the trust and business of today’s digitally-connected buyers. WP Engine’s products are built with a client inspired mentality and I am thrilled to lead WP Engine’s marketing group and define a new era of digital experiences,” said WP Engine Chief Marketing Officer Sachin Puri.

What were the executives’ thoughts on the appointment?

Heather Brunner, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of WP Engine

“With WP Engine surpassing 1,200 employees and 1 million clients globally this year, Sachin joins us at a critical time in our growth trajectory. We are entering a new stage of sophistication as a firm, and Sachin brings critical expertise and proven success in leading eCommerce, performance marketing, customer lifecycle management, and brand experience for Fortune 500 companies,” said WP Engine Chairwoman and CEO Heather Brunner.

“Sachin is a business and growth driver with an incredible track record of success at some of the largest tech companies. With his background, we have a phenomenal marketing leader joining our team who can drive business impact across our diverse, global customer base, taking our market leadership to new heights,” said WP Engine COO Jason Teichman.

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