Glassdoor promotes COO Christian Sutherland-Wong to CEO
Glassdoor, one of the world's largest job and recruiting sites, has announced that president and chief operating officer Christian Sutherland-Wong has been promoted to chief executive officer. Sutherland-Wong was named Glassdoor president earlier this year and appointed as the company's first COO in February 2018, overseeing day-to-day operations, strategy and business for Glassdoor. CEO and co-founder Robert Hohman will step down and remain with Glassdoor as chairman.
In a statement, Hohman said: "Christian is one of the most strategic and thoughtful leaders I've ever known. This promotion is well-deserved as it reflects his day-to-day responsibilities and I have full confidence that Christian will build on the success he's brought to Glassdoor, doing what's best for job seekers, employers and our employees. I am extremely proud of what Glassdoor has accomplished and it is well positioned to further disrupt the employment industry."
Sutherland-Wong joined Glassdoor in 2015 as vice president and general manager of monetization. Previously, Sutherland-Wong held roles at LinkedIn and Bain & Company. He currently sits on the board of Toolworks, an organization that helps people with barriers to employment successfully enter the job market. Sutherland-Wong is especially passionate about helping people grow their careers, acquire new skills and innovating around the candidate experience.
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