Cars.com names former Expedia, Ticketmaster exec new CRO

CHICAGO - 

Cars.com president and chief executive officer Alex Vetter announced Wednesday that the company has named a new chief revenue officer who has held previous executive positions at Expedia, Ticketmaster and Citysearch.

 The company has brought abroad Doug Miller, who most recently served as chief executive officer of Chatbox. He brings a background that includes building digital businesses, as well as growing, scaling and expanding multiple marketplace businesses over the past 20 years, according to Cars.com.

“Doug is a key addition to our executive leadership team, bringing deep experience from technology, media and marketplace businesses using data to unlock new sources of revenue,” Vetter said in a news release. “Doug’s strength is running large global sales teams and transforming organizations for growth. I am confident he will be instrumental in delivering our growth strategies to expand our suite of digital solutions and increase our customer network.”

In his new role, Miller now oversees all of the Cars.com sales channels. He is responsible for managing and growing strategic relationships with 20,000-plus local automotive dealers and more than 30 car manufacturers, according to the company.

 “I’m thrilled to join (Cars.com) during this transformational time. I’m inspired by the culture of innovation and growth and the significant opportunity ahead,” Miller said. “My career has been dedicated to building and expanding customer relationships within the consumer tech space, so I'm looking forward to expanding and deepening dealer relationships at Cars.com in this new role.”

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