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Rightster Attracts Former Google TV Director for Key Management Position



  Rightster Attracts Former Google TV Director for Key Management Position

     Donagh O'Malley appointed Global VP Platforms and General Manager US

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 08, 2012

Today Rightster, the video distribution and monetization specialist, announces
the appointment of Donagh O’Malley as Global VP Platforms and General Manager
US. In his role, Donagh will play a fundamental role in further developing and
implementing Rightster's strategy and value propositions to both the local US
market and global platform players.

Based in New York, Donagh brings 15 years of leadership in the digital media
industry to Rightster, spanning music, television and online markets. Most
recently he ran YouTube's premium content business in the UK, followed by
spearheading Google TV's content business and strategy globally. He will
report directly into Charlie Muirhead, Rightster Founder and CEO.

Charlie Muirhead, Founder and CEO at Rightster, comments: “We’re thrilled to
have Donagh join our team and are confident that he will be a huge asset in
driving forward our US business. He brings some fantastic experience to the
company and his big brand background at a global level will benefit our global
team as we take Rightster to the next level.”

Donagh O'Malley, Global VP Platforms and General Manager US, comments:
“Rightster brings a compelling offering to the market and works with some
great publishers across numerous vertical markets. I’m really looking forward
to capitalize on its momentum and help to redefine how content finds its
audience. Fragmentation in online consumption is accelerating and I see
Rightster as a key player in helping to assist with reach and engagement
across the value chain.”

Rightster works with several high profile content producers across fashion,
sport, news and media including SNTV, The Guardian, ITN, IMG Fashion and
British Fashion Council. Over 3,000 syndication publishing partners are
currently connected to the Rightster network and the company is managing 100
million views per month on YouTube. Rightster currently has over 140 employees
across offices in London, New York, and Delhi.

                                   - ENDS -

 For further information on Rightster’s work, to speak to Charlie Muirhead or
    one of the senior team, please contact Elisabeth Rosario (New York) or
                      Christina Murphy (UK) at Hotwire.

About Rightster:

Rightster is a leading cloud-based video distribution and monetization
specialist that enables rights holders and producers, such as ITN and BFC
(British Fashion Council) and IMG to gain full control and visibility over
their video distribution, maximising their audience reach and revenues across
all platforms and publishers from newspapers such as Mail Online to premium
blog sites. Rightster’s turnkey services, such as audience development, remove
the in-house complexity of managing technology and integration with publishers
and platforms. This gives rights holders and producers the quickest and
easiest route to market, as well as the flexibility to experiment and innovate
with new digital services and revenue models for both live streaming and video
on demand.

Contact:

Rightster
Elisabeth Rosario, New York
+1 646 738 8973
Elisabeth.rosario@hotwirepr.com
or
Christina Murphy, London
+44 (0)20 7608 4643
christina.murphy@hotwirepr.com
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