Artnet recruits COO, expands management team and accelerates innovation and development

  • Alanna Lynch becomes COO from January 2022

  • Previously CEO of the experienced agency The New York Times and Managing Director of Chandelier

  • Extensive experience in driving organizational transformation, purpose and growth

BERLIN, GERMANY / NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 12, 2022 / Artnet AG, the leading data and media platform for the art market, and the global online art-only sales market, is delighted to announce that Alana Lynch has joined Artnet in as long as CEO as it prepares to accelerate its development and growth in 2022 and beyond. Lynch will play a key role in accelerating operational development, innovation and growth in this increasingly rapid market.

Alanna is a strategic and innovative executive, with extensive experience in organizational effectiveness, relevance and growth in the companies she has led and the brands she has built. “I joined the Artnet team primarily because I believe in the mission to make buying, selling and collecting art as easy and efficient as possible. This ambition is more relevant than ever. , as the art market continues its digital transformation and embraces new art fashions and new ways of doing business, “says Alanna.” With the amazing Artnet team, I look forward to driving the next phase of the company’s growth and to consolidate the purpose and necessity of Artnet in the life of the modern collector. ”

Alanna was previously CEO of The New York Times experience agency, which has helped brands such as BMW, Nike and Hermes Design and create immersive experiences at the intersection of visual art, creative technology and social storytelling. In this role, she led the successful merger of two New York Times companies, implemented a new business strategy and operational plan, and launched a series of new advertising products.
Prior to The New York Times , Alanna was the Managing Director of Chandelier , a New York-based creative agency known for its work with luxury brands like Cartier, retail giants like Target, and innovators like Virgin. At Chandelier, she partnered with C-level clients to establish and execute their brand strategy, oversaw all company operations and staff, and led the company’s expansion to Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

“Alanna brings a wealth of experience with her and will be a huge asset to the team,” said Jacob Pabst, CEO of artnet. “As a technology company, we pride ourselves on providing robust, transparent and efficient service to our customers – as well as to our internal operations. I am delighted to start 2022 with such a remarkable addition to the artnet family, someone with the experience to drive our growth strategy. “

About Artnet
Artnet has an unprecedented 60 million unique users annually, making it the world’s largest platform for fine arts. Founded in 1989, Artnet revolutionized the way people discover, research and collect art today. Artnet’s market data is an essential resource for the art industry’s mission, encompassing over 15 million auction results and AI and ML-based analytics providing a level of transparency and transparency. unparalleled insight into the art market. Artnet’s Marketplace connects leading galleries and auction houses to our global audience, offering a selection of over 250,000 works of art for sale around the world. Artnet Auctions, the pioneering online-only auction platform, offers unprecedented reach, liquidity and efficiency. Artnet News covers the events, trends and people shaping the global art market with up-to-the-minute analysis and expert commentary. It is the most widely read information publication in the fine arts industry, with a dedicated and rapidly growing audience. Together, Artnet’s broad, synergistic product offering provides a complete ecosystem that stimulates and informs the modern art market.

Artnet AG is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the segment with the highest transparency standards. The majority of operations are based in New York at its wholly owned subsidiary, Artnet Worldwide Corporation, a New York-based entity founded in 1989. Artnet Worldwide Corp. has a London-based subsidiary, Artnet UK Ltd.

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