Full service digital marketing, technology and commerce consultancy Amaze has announced the hire of two senior digital commerce specialists, Jodie Stapleton as Head of Commerce and Kami Boyer Kris as Commerce Business Director. Working closely with Amaze’s Chief Technology Officer, Matt Clarke, Stapleton and Kris will further establish Amaze’s Digital Commerce Practice and oversee the delivery of global commerce solutions for the agency’s international clients.

Stapleton is a retail specialist who has spent more than 14 years in the digital industry. Prior to joining Amaze she was Multichannel Commerce Consultant at Trendd Limited and over the course of her career has worked with a number of luxury and high street retail brands including Mulberry, Goldsmiths, The Perfume Shop, Vodafone and Cath Kidston. Jodie’s focus is on bringing to life outstanding, integrated shopping experiences for consumers and brands.

A commercially minded and results orientated business development specialist with over ten years working in commerce internationally, Kris joins Amaze from ReD (Retail Decisions) where she was Director, International Partnerships & Alliances. She has held senior positions in the US, China and Australia including VP of Sales & Marketing at ReD and Chief Marketing Officer at Chinabank Payment Co. Kris is also Vice President of Sales at Amaze’s newly launched joint venture in the US, Loop Integration, founded in partnership with contiigo, a cross-channel commerce systems integrator.

Speaking of the new appointments Matt Clarke, Chief Technology Officer at Amaze, commented: “With all the skills under one roof to deliver a complete end-to-end solution, we’re helping our clients take their commerce capabilities to the next level. No longer purely about fulfilling the online transaction, this next generation of commerce addresses every touchpoint, from warehouse and fulfilment through to data readiness and digital optimisation.”

Natalie Gross, CEO at Amaze, continued: “Deepening our digital commerce capability has been a key part of Amaze’s strategy over the last two years. It is imperative to provide our customers with a seamless digital capability, from communications to design and build through to full commerce solution design and delivery. Having Jodie and Kami on board will further deepen our capability to help our clients evolve their businesses through new service design as well as the delivery of joined-up customer experiences."

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Published on: 2:39PM on 1st May 2014