BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - Gazelle, the nation's leading consumer electronics trade-in site, today announced Susan M. McCuaig has joined the company as the new chief talent officer. With extensive experience in human resources (HR) for companies of all sizes, McCuaig will be responsible for managing the growth of Gazelle's employee base through an enhanced talent acquisition and development program.

"As the number of mobile devices entering the market each year continues to increase, there's an immediate need and opportunity for a company like Gazelle to unlock the value of used devices. Because of this, it's critical they hire the best talent possible to keep up with this pace while continuing to deliver the best possible customer experience," said McCuaig, "I'm truly excited to be joining the Gazelle team and look forward to the great things to come."

"Gazelle is a great place to work, and it's my goal to make it even better over the coming years. Hiring Susan is just one step in this process," said Israel Ganot, CEO, Gazelle. "Her senior HR experience has resulted in building world-class, global HR functions many times over. Joining our already strong and talented management team, she will play a key role in guiding Gazelle through an exciting period of growth and change. We're thrilled to have Susan on board."

McCuaig's senior HR experience runs the gamut from small e-commerce start-ups to large international manufacturing companies, and includes pre-IPO organizations as well as established public companies. Before joining Gazelle, McCuaig led Human Resources for DAVIDsTEA, Inc. Prior to that she served as the vice president, Human Resources for CIRCOR International, Inc., a global manufacturer of highly engineered products for the industrial, aerospace and energy markets. Previously, she served as assistant vice president Human Resources for State Street Corporation, where she supported State Street's Wealth Managers Services and Securities Finance divisions. She has also served as the HR advisor to Radius Capital Partners, LLC, vice president of Human Resources for Color Kinetics Incorporated, and served as a partner in Website000 LLC, a business specializing in strategic and organizational development of start-up and emerging growth companies. McCuaig has an MBA from Suffolk University and sits on their management advisory board.

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About Gazelle
Gazelle ( is the nation's leading consumer electronics trade-in site, providing an easy, fast and safe way for consumers to get cash for their unwanted devices. Gazelle takes the risk and effort out of selling electronic gadgets online with benefits such as free shipping and packaging and comprehensive identity and data removal. To date, Gazelle has accepted more than one million trade-ins, helping consumers upgrade to the latest technology and earn quick cash. Based in Boston, Gazelle is privately owned and is backed by premier venture capital firms Venrock Associates, RockPort Capital Partners, Physic Ventures and Craton Equity Partners.

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