LinkedIn appoints local chief

LinkedIn has announced Clifford Rosenberg as the company's managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

in brief LinkedIn has announced Clifford Rosenberg as the company's managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

Clifford Rosenberg
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"Given our strong and growing presence in Australia and New Zealand, we're excited about Cliff joining the team," Jeff Weiner, chief executive officer of LinkedIn, said in a statement. "Establishing our first office in Australia allows us to accelerate our efforts to deliver the best user experience and expand our local partnerships."

LinkedIn claims more than 1.1 million members in Australia and New Zealand. The popular professional social network derives income from user subscriptions, advertising sales and enterprise software licensing.

Previously, Rosenberg has held the roles of managing director of Yahoo Australia and New Zealand and head of corporate strategy at Vodafone Australasia. Rosenberg will be based in Sydney.