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Outbrain’s Yury Glikin steps up as new Commercial Director for Australia and New Zealand

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Outbrain, a technology platform for the open web, has promoted Yury Glikin to the newly created role of Commercial Director for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).

Yury Glikin

Yury joined Outbrain in 2021 as Head of Sales for ANZ, and under his expanded role will oversee the development and implementation of Outbrain’s commercial and sales strategy along with new business opportunities to accelerate revenue growth across the region. His responsibilities include building new strategic partnerships, maintaining relationships with key clients and stakeholders, and managing the Outbrain ANZ sales team.

In his elevated role, Yury will focus on building strong agency and brand investment partnerships. This shift involves elevating Outbrain’s tech stack and value proposition with agencies to provide Outbrain’s clients with an unparalleled level of service. This evolution marks a turning point for Outbrain ANZ, where strategic thinking and collaboration take precedence, guided by Yury’s leadership.


Yury shared, “With continued industry changes, Outbrain’s core proposition of connecting advertisers with premium audiences in contextually relevant environments is only going to become more important. Ensuring our team is set up for success to help achieve this is incredibly important, and I’m thrilled to be entrusted with guiding the ANZ team along this journey.”

Yury will report to Amrita de la Peña, based in Singapore, who was appointed Managing Director of APAC in May.

Amrita commented, “In just a few years at Outbrain, Yury has achieved fantastic results even amongst an unpredictable economic environment. His authentic style matched with the commitment he has for the team and our partners makes him a great fit for this new, strategic position. I’m excited to see the team scale to new heights under his guidance.”

Glikin has over 20 years of experience building strategic commercial partnerships and leading sales teams. Before joining Outbrain, he acted as Australian Country Manager for Fiverr and held roles at, Nine, BizCover and

The appointment is effective immediately.

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