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Red Ventures Hires Amazon Veteran and Tennessee State University Grad, Thaddeus Jones, as Chief Talent Officer!

Red Ventures Hires Amazon Veteran and Tennessee State University Grad, Thaddeus Jones, as Chief Talent Officer!
Posted By: Will Moss on April 07, 2021

Red Ventures Hires Amazon Veteran Thaddeus Jones as Chief Talent Officer

Red Ventures, a leading portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice, today announced that Thaddeus Jones will join the company as Chief Talent Officer. In his role, Jones will lead Talent Acquisition and Development and will report directly into Ric Elias, company co-founder and CEO. Red Ventures currently employs more than 3,500 teammates spanning 5 continents and has a growing portfolio of brands with high-caliber teams.

“The most important strategic advantage we have is our ability to invest in our people,” Elias said.



“Thadd brings a wealth of experience in building and driving global, data-driven talent acquisition strategies and I’m excited to see him help us learn and grow."

Jones brings over 15 years of HR leadership to RV, most recently served as Global Head of Talent Acquisition Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to Amazon, he also served as Lowe’s Director Talent Acquisition, Inclusion and Diversity and at Target in Executive Recruiting and Talent Acquisition.

About Red Ventures

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures spans 5 continents and employs more than 3,500 people. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including CNET, Healthline Media, The Points Guy, Lonely Planet, Bankrate and Allconnect.com.

For more information, visit https://redventures.com and @RedVentures on social platforms.
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