BuzzFeed Names Marcela Martin as President

Martin brings more than 25 years of experience to newly public BuzzFeed.
License Global

May 5, 2022

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Digital media company, BuzzFeed, has announced Marcela Martin will join as its president. 

 Currently the chief financial officer at Squarespace, Martin brings a wealth of experience that spans 25 years across financial, operational and deal-making roles at global, publicly traded tech and media companies. Martin will join the company this summer and oversee all administrative functions. Martin will be based in New York City and report to Jonah Peretti, founder and chief executive officer, BuzzFeed. 

“As the first pure play digital media company to go public, we are just beginning to tell BuzzFeed’s story to the investment community,” says Peretti. “I am confident Marcela’s extensive background and broad perspective will make her an excellent partner in that pivotal work. Marcela brings a wealth of public company experience in leading cross-functional teams, as well as evaluating and executing transactions, both of which will be invaluable to BuzzFeed’s next chapter of growth and profitability.”

 

“I’m thrilled about joining BuzzFeed and having the opportunity to work with such a talented and high performing executive team,” says Martin. “I believe in BuzzFeed’s mission and growth prospects and look forward to adding value to the entire organization.” 

Prior to her role at Squarespace, Martin was senior vice president and chief financial officer, Booking.com. Previously, she spent three years at National Geographic Partners as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer and 18 years in numerous leadership positions, including executive vice president and chief financial officer, Fox International Channels. Originally from Argentina, Martin graduated from the University of Morón with a degree in accounting and received an MBA from the University of Liverpool. 

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