NEW YORK, July 17, 2008: Vault.com, Inc. today announced the appointment of Yazad
Dalal as Vice President of Recruitment Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. In
this newly-created role, Mr. Dalal is responsible for expanding the Vault.com job board
and growing it into a new, revenue-generating business for the careers-focused global
media company. Based in New York, Mr. Dalal reports to Samer Hamadeh, Vault Cofounder
“We are lucky to have Yazad joining our growing company to drive our new job board
business,” said Mr. Hamadeh. “His rich sales experience, particularly during his time at
Monster, and his proven ability to build and lead a sales team will add immense value to
“I am excited to join the Vault team as it prepares to leap into the 2.0 world of online
career management,” said Mr. Dalal. “Vault's leadership position in the career insider
space is the ideal launch pad for building a recruitment business that connects elite
professionals with the world’s best companies. Moreover, Veronis Suhler Stevenson's
support positions the company for innovation and scalability.”
In late 2007, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a leading private equity investor in the media,
communications, information and education industries, acquired a majority stake in
Vault. At that time, Erik Sorenson, a media industry veteran, was named CEO and
charged with growing the business into a global, cross-platform leader within the highly
competitive career space. In 2008, over 15 million professionals and students will
consume Vault’s content on various platforms including its main website, Vault.com, and
its Career Library product, which is licensed to nearly 1,000 institutions worldwide.
About Yazad Dalal
Mr. Dalal has over 12 years of online sales experience. As a commercial account
manager at CompUSA, he helped migrate clients to an ecommerce purchasing platform
in 1998. In 1999, Mr. Dalal joined Monster Worldwide's Canadian business, Monster.ca,
as National Account Manager, and he spent the next four years helping to build it into
Canada's largest job board.
In 2005, Mr. Dalal was appointed Director of International Sales at Monster Worldwide,
where he doubled global sales annually for three consecutive years. In that role Mr.
Dalal also had responsibility for marketing strategy, finance structure and service
processes specific to Monster's global customers.
About Vault.com, Inc.
Vault is the leading media company focused on careers, offering over 120 online and
print books, from the best-sellingVault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms to the Vault
Guide to Schmoozing. Vault is celebrated for its online resource, www.vault.com, which
features thousands of company and university profiles, information on hundreds of
occupations and industries, articles on a multitude of workplace topics, a network of
message boards for professionals with over 2,200,000 posts and jobs-related video, blogs
and research tools. Its clients include nearly 1,000 advertisers and recruiters, over 900
universities and graduate schools, and over 7,000,000 consumers worldwide.
Maintaining offices in New York, London, Mumbai, and Hong Kong, Vault was founded
in 1996 by Hussam Hamadeh, Samer Hamadeh, and Mark Oldman and recently received
a majority investment from Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a $5 billion private-equity firm
focused on media and communications.
Contact: Melanie London