Press Release

MarkMonitor appoints Statton Hammock as Vice-President for Global Policy and Industry Development

Hammock will be primarily responsible for the development and thought leadership of the domain management business

MarkMonitor, a brand of Clarivate Analytics and the world leader in enterprise brand protection and corporate domain management services, today announced the appointment of Statton Hammock as Vice-President for Global Policy and Industry Development. In his new role, Hammock will be responsible for overseeing the development and execution of MarkMonitor’s global policy, thought leadership, business development and awareness strategy.

Hammock joins MarkMonitor after spending over four years as Vice President of Business and Legal affairs at Rightside Group, a leading domain registry. He is also a founding Board Member of the Domain Name Association and a well-known and well respected figure in the industry. Participating in a number of industry working groups and committees, he publishes and speaks frequently about policy in the domain space.

Specifically, Hammock will be primarily focused on continuing to build awareness, trust and excitement in MarkMonitor’s domain management business.

“I am delighted to be assuming such an exciting role at MarkMonitor”, said Statton Hammock. “This is a particularly interesting time to be working in the domain and online brand protection space, with the digital landscape constantly shifting and evolving. I am excited to have the opportunity to help shape MarkMonitor’s future and cement its position as a world-leader in the industry.”

“Statton is the perfect fit for this role at MarkMonitor,” says Chris Veator, President of MarkMonitor. “He is an evangelist, a well-established thought leader in the domain management field and has a wealth of industry knowledge that will help us continue to drive the business forward. The addition of Statton to our team reflects the significant investments in expertise and innovation that we will continue to make to help our customers prosper in the online world.”


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About MarkMonitor

MarkMonitor™, a Clarivate Analytics company, is the leading enterprise-level domain registrar trusted by organizations globally to establish an online presence and protect domain portfolios. Through an extensive suite of products and consultative services, MarkMonitor enables technology, legal and marketing teams to securely register and strategically manage domain portfolios critical to business goals and reputations. Powered by domain industry data, insights and expertise, MarkMonitor helps customers maximize portfolios while mitigating risk of consumer fraud or confusion from third party domain registrations. For more information, please visit

About Clarivate Analytics

Clarivate Analytics is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Building on a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including the Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet. Today, Clarivate Analytics is a new and independent company on a bold entrepreneurial mission, to help our clients radically reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit

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