Shop24 Global Appoints Pliskin as COO

Will focus on accelerating rollout of company-owned automated c-stores

Matthew Pliskin Shop24

Matthew Pliskin

WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Shop24 Global LLC, a leader in the automated retail sector, focusing its efforts on bringing fully automated 24-hour convenience stores to the college and university market, has appointed Matthew Pliskin as chief operating officer.

He will focus his efforts on accelerating the rollout of company-owned stores, streamlining business processes as well as enhancing the company's marketing efforts.

"We are excited to have Matthew join the company at such a critical time in Shop24's expansion," CEO Matt McGovern said. "Our continued success is dependent on attracting the best talent and directing the team's efforts to delivering our customers and partners an unrivaled experience. Matthew's enthusiastic leadership and ability to think strategically will be a valuable resource for the company moving forward."

Pliskin brings an array of experience working with high-growth companies in various capacities, such as finance, sales and marketing, manufacturing and product development. He was most recently president of Karbon Arms LLC and a managing director in the Direct Investment Group at Sandell Asset Management.

Shop24 is an automated and refrigerated c-store designed to enable 24/7 accessible consumer purchasing. A Shop24 automated c-store delivers more than 200 items ranging in weight from one ounce to 10 pounds in a well-lit, security-camera-monitored environment. A Shop24 can be placed outdoors or indoors.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Shop24 has produced nearly 250 stores across the United States and Europe with more than 150 million transactions completed.