IMC Appeals to Furlong for New CEO Position at Juniper
ATLANTA – International Market Centers, a portfolio company of Blackstone, has appointed William B. (Bill) Furlong as the new CEO of Juniper, IMC’s omnichannel B2B e-commerce platform, effective June 1.
Furlong brings 25 years of experience in digital innovation and leadership, including 11 years with Expedia Group.
“We are thrilled to add such a seasoned digital executive to the Juniper team with demonstrated talent and relevant expertise,” said Bob Maricich, President and CEO of IMC. “Now, in our second year of development and as we approach the launch of a major platform, the time has come to add a high leadership position with a unique perspective and a penchant for innovation and growth. . Bill will be a tremendous asset to Juniper and to IMC.
Previously, Furlong worked with Escapia, which was acquired by Vrbo / HomeAway in 2010, which was later acquired by Expedia in 2015. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School, Furlong has also held positions at Microsoft, Time Warner and Morgan Stanley.
Furlong will report to Maricich and work closely with Juniper’s founding management team, including President Eric Dean, CTO Max Fraser, and Senior Vice Presidents Alex Fraser and Brandon Ward.