Groupon Appoints New Chief Product Officer

Groupon has appointed Sarah Butterfass as chief product officer, the company’s top product development post.

At Groupon, Butterfass will oversee the company’s global product organization in developing the future of the Groupon experience for customers and small businesses.

Butterfass joins the company from E-Trade where she most recently served as svp/customer experience. Previously, she was vp/customer loyalty at Orbitz and also served in other senior product roles.

She will join the company on September 24 and will be based in Chicago, reporting to chief operating officer Steve Krenzer.

“We are thrilled to add a proven and talented leader in Sarah to our senior leadership team,” said Groupon CEO Rich Williams. “As we continue to build the daily habit in local, Sarah’s nearly two decades of experience in developing engaging products, designing great experiences for customers and creating compelling loyalty programs will be invaluable.”