Bankrate has ankled Scott Kim as Chief Executive Officer of its Bankrate.com division. In this role, Mr. Kim will have responsibility for the growth and development of the Bankrate.com business, replacing Don Ross, who will be leaving Bankrate to pursue other opportunities.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Kim spent the previous two years as Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO of About.com, one of the largest sources of online expert content. Before that role, Scott held several senior leadership roles during his 10 years at Ask.com, including SVP Products & Technology, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager SEO & SEM, and Chief Strategy Officer.
Mr. Kim’s 15+ year history of achievements include responsibility for overall P&L and strategy, driving consecutive years of revenue and profit growth, leading product and technology transformation, and focusing on emerging businesses and acquisitions. He received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance and related editorial content across multiple vertical categories including mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards, senior care and other categories, such as retirement, automobile loans, and taxes.
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