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Bazaarvoice Names Chris Nuttall as EVP of Corporate Development
Thu, 27th Jul 2023

Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of customer review solutions, announced the appointment of Chris Nuttall as its Executive Vice President (EVP) of Corporate Development. Nuttall, a seasoned player in the arena of digital growth strategy and technology M&A, is expected to use his prowess to accelerate Bazaarvoice’s platform capabilities, global growth, and overall scale.

His strategy will focus on strategic acquisitions and M&A, evaluating build, buy, and partner opportunities. Nuttall's extensive experience in managing high-value transactions, with over $5 billion in acquisition transaction volume over recent years, brings significant strength to Bazaarvoice's growth trajectory.

Keith Nealon, Bazaarvoice CEO, expressed his enthusiasm for Nuttall's appointment. "Chris is a strategic thinker, and this combined with his extensive experience and growth mindset especially in the retail and e-commerce space will be pivotal to the next phase of growth in Bazaarvoice’s mission of making shopping radically transparent," says Nealon. He adds, “M&A is a core part of our growth strategy, and I’m thrilled to have Chris lead our team through the acquisition and integration of a number of exciting opportunities that exist for us right now”.

Prior to Bazaarvoice, Nuttall held the position of SVP of Corporate Development at, where he established and led a new corporate development capability, executing several M&A transactions that expanded the company into the SaaS business. At Qurate Retail Group, he spearheaded transformational M&A and international market development strategy as VP of Corporate Development, exploring acquisitions and strategic partnerships across Canada, Latin America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.

"I’m passionate about using M&A to drive transformational growth, and I’ve focused my career on digital transformation in ‘big data’ industries,” says Nuttall. “My global experience spans the entire spectrum of strategy, transaction and post-deal integration. I’m thrilled to help lead Bazaarvoice into its next phase of growth, and accelerate its massive potential, using M&A as a strategic enabler.”