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Chief Operating Officer - VerticalScope


VerticalScope named Doug Clarke, Chief Operating Officer.  Doug arrives at VerticalScope after leading transformational change at two of Canada's leading brands for over a decade. 

In the role of President, Doug oversaw the reengineering and subsequent sale of Trader Corporation to Apax Partners. Following the divestiture of Trader Corporation to Apax, as Sr Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Doug and his team successfully transitioned Yellow Pages into a digital media and solutions provider to small and medium businesses across Canada. Doug is known for his strong leadership qualities and team building skills and has a proven track record of operational excellence. 

Mr. Clarke is a graduate of St. Michael’s College School in Toronto and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from The Colorado College. 

About VerticalScope Inc.
VerticalScope enables the world to share expertise and discover knowledge on subjects they love. Established in 1999, VerticalScope owns and operates consumer shopping portals and enthusiast forum websites focused on the automotive, outdoor, power sports, pets, technology, health and wellness, and home improvement vertical markets. VerticalScope’s online properties reach an average of 95 million highly qualified buyers and purchase decision makers each month. Visit for more information. 

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