Former exec Elaine Richards officially joins Rubicon Global today, as she steps into the role of president.

At, Richards served as the executive vice president of business operations.

Richards, among other things, oversaw the integration and onboarding strategies for new company acquisitions.

Richards also led the Operations division including customer support, account management, and fulfillment where she was focused on client retention and customer service.

Prior to joining, Richards served as the vice president of strategic initiatives, network sales, and operations for McClatchy Interactive where she managed local sales across a publisher network of more than 30 daily newspapers and 100 websites nationwide.