InMobi Appoints Ian Dowds as Vice President and General Manager of Brand
Business in Europe
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 11/11/13 -- InMobi, the
world's largest independent mobile ad network, today announced that
Ian Dowds has joined as Vice President and General Manager, Brand,
United Kingdom, France and German speaking countries (UK, FR &
D-A-CH) to support regional growth.
InMobi's brand business, which encompasses all work with advertising
agencies, is experiencing impressive growth in EMEA (Europe, Middle
East and Africa), with mobile becoming a key user acquisition channel
for both brands and developers.
Dowds joins an impressive management team at InMobi, which includes
Ed Laws, Vice President and General Manager, Performance, EMEA, and
Richard O'Sullivan, serving as General Manager, Brand, Emerging
Dowds joins InMobi with over 25 years of industry experience. Most
recently, Dowds was Managing Director, Digital Media, at Trinity
Mirror Plc., where he developed the company's strategy for the,
programmatic-selling and real-time bidding (RTB) ad market.
Dowds has held a range of leadership roles in the media industry,
including Senior Vice President at Specific Media, where his United
Kingdom operation was the launch pad for European success across
2009-2011, raising the company above 60 competitors to become the
UK's leading online ad-network.
Dowds has also held roles at Turner Entertainment Networks, working
across all platforms and channels including Cartoon Network and TCM,
and was also Managing Partner at WPP's media specialist agency,
MindShare, where he oversaw television planning and buying for key
brands including Kellogg's, Nike and Pfizer.
Recognized by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, Dowds
was awarded Digital Commercial Director of the Year as well as Sales
Director of The Year, at the 2011 National Sales Awards.
"With Ian joining our strategic management team in Europe, we have
the 'dream team' in place, with over 45 years of combined advertising
and media experience in leadership positions," said Abhay Singhal,
Co-founder and Managing Director, EMEA, at InMobi. "Ian's vast
experience across media agencies, advertising networks and premium
publishers is essential to supporting our continued growth in our
brand business across key European markets."
Find Ian Dowds on LinkedIn: http://inmo.bi/Hm5IGT.
InMobi enables the world's leading brands, developers,
and publishers to engage global consumers through mobile advertising.
InMobi platforms leverage advances in big data, user behavior, and
cloud-based architectures to simplify mobile advertising for its
customers. Recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the 50
Disruptive Companies of 2013, InMobi is the world's largest
independent mobile ad network, engaging 691 million consumers across
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