Artnet hires chief operating officer, expands management team, and accelerates innovation and development

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01/12/2022 / 11:38 AM
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Artnet hires chief operating officer, expands management team, and accelerates innovation and development

Alanna Lynch will serve as Chief Operating Officer from January 2022

– Previously CEO of the New York Times experience agency and Managing Director of Chandelier

– In-depth experience in promoting organizational transformation, purpose and growth

Berlin / New York, January 12, 2022: Artnet AG, the leading platform for art market data and media and the global marketplace for the pure online sale of art, is proud to announce that Alana Lynch has joined Artnet as Operations manager as it will accelerate its development and growth in 2022 and beyond. Lynch will be instrumental in accelerating operational development, innovation and growth in this increasingly fast-moving market.

Alanna is a strategic and innovative leader with extensive experience in promoting organizational efficiency, relevance and growth for the companies she leads and the brands she has built. “I joined the Artnet team primarily because I believe in the mission to make buying, selling and collecting art as easy and efficient as possible. This ambition is more relevant today than ever as the art market undergoes digital transformation continues and embraces new art forms and new business methods, “says Alanna. “Together with the incredible Artnet team, I look forward to driving the company’s next phase of growth and cementing the purpose and necessity of Artnet in the life of the modern collector.”

Alanna was previously CEO of The New York Times Experience Agency, which supported brands such as BMW, Nike and Hermes in developing and creating immersive experiences at the interface of visual arts, creative technology and social storytelling. In this role, she led the successful merger of two New York Times companies, implemented a new corporate strategy and operational plan, and launched a range of new advertising products.
In front The New York Times, Alanna was the managing director of chandelier, a New York-based creative agency known for working with luxury brands like Cartier, retail giants like Target, and innovators like Virgin. During her time at Chandelier, she worked with C-level clients to establish and execute their branding strategy, overseeing all company operations and employees, and leading the company’s expansion into Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

“Alanna brings a wealth of experience and will be a tremendous asset to the team,” said artnet CEO Jacob Pabst. “As a technology company, we pride ourselves on offering our customers robust, seamless and efficient service – and the experience in our internal processes to drive our growth strategy.”

About Artnet
Artnet has an unprecedented 60 million unique users every year, making it the largest global platform for the visual arts. Artnet was founded in 1989 and has revolutionized the way people discover, research and collect art today. Artnet’s market data is a mission-critical resource for the art industry and includes more than 15 million auction results and AI- and ML-driven analytics that provide an unprecedented level of transparency and insights into the art market. Artnet’s marketplace connects leading galleries and auction houses with our global audience and features a curated selection of over 250,000 works of art for sale worldwide. Artnet Auctions, the pioneering pure online auction platform, offers unparalleled reach, liquidity and efficiency. Artnet News reports with current analyzes and expert comments on events, trends and people who shape the global art market. It is the most widely read news publication in the art industry with a rapidly growing and engaged audience. Together, Artnet’s wide range of synergistic products offers a comprehensive ecosystem that drives and informs the modern art market.

Artnet AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the segment with the highest transparency standards. The majority of the operations are headquartered in New York at its wholly owned subsidiary Artnet Worldwide Corporation, a New York-based company founded in 1989. Artnet Worldwide Corp. owns a London-based subsidiary, Artnet UK Ltd.

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