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Company Overview of Business Wire, Inc.
Business Wire, Inc. operates in commercial news distribution business. It allows member companies and organizations to transmit their news releases, regulatory filings, photos, and other multimedia content to journalists, news media, trade publications, financial professionals, institutional and individual investors, Internet portals, information Web sites, investor services, regulatory authorities, business-to-business decision-makers, and the general public in the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. The company’s solutions include Smart News Release platform that provides text news releases and multimedia content; Smart Marketing Page, a communications platform...
44 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Founded in 1961
Key Executives for Business Wire, Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Founder and Member of The Board of Directors
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and Member of The Board of Directors
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Business Wire, Inc. Key Developments
Business Wire Announces Collaboration with Al Roker Entertainment to Develop New Digital Video Projects
Sep 8 15
Business Wire announced a collaboration with Al Roker Entertainment to develop new digital video projects. The content development partnership will tap into Business Wire’s media analytics and social monitoring tools to spotlight trending news announcements published by Business Wire. By bringing together a newswire that has delivered news announcements for over 50 years, and the media experience of Al Roker Entertainment, Tamraz and Roker believe that they can produce groundbreaking content that has yet to be seen on digital platforms.
Business Wire Enters into Distribution Agreement with DINO
Apr 16 15
Business Wire announced a major expansion of its distribution capabilities in Brazil. Business Wire has entered into a distribution agreement with DINO [Divulgador de Noticias]. The relationship provides Business Wire clients with the following benefits: Distribution via AE Broadcast, Agencia Estado's financial terminal network serving Brazil's investment industry. Additionally, releases will be distributed over Agencia Estado's general-interest news service to major print and broadcast media organizations. Some 25,000 journalists have registered to receive customized news feeds based on self-selected editorial categories and criteria. Business Wire releases will be integrated into these personalized news feeds. Business Wire releases will be posted to as many as 150 websites, with the actual number determined by the editorial content of the release. Among the guaranteed postings is R7.com, a site that attracts some 50 million unique visitors per month. Business Wire clients receive a report detailing online clippings. Publicly traded clients will benefit from magnified exposure to the investment community. DINO has created a market news service in partnership with ABRASCA and IBRI. Business Wire releases will be posted to this service, as well as all affiliated sites.
Business Wire Announces Executive Appointments
Apr 8 15
Business Wire announced the hiring of Lia Hanson as the new regional manager of the San Francisco Bay Area where she will oversee sales strategy and client management for the San Francisco and Silicon Valley regions. Additionally, Loredana Dailey has been promoted from Account Executive to Regional Manager in Business Wire’s Phoenix office. Hanson joins Business Wire after three years as Regional Sales Manager in the Bay Area for ADP, and prior to that PrimePay and Paychex, key experience that will help drive new sales for Business Wire. She currently sits on the young professionals’ board, Golden Gate Ties, for The Leukemia Lymphoma Society where her focus is fund-raising and raising awareness of blood cancers. A Northern California native, Hanson graduated with a degree in Liberal Studies from San Francisco State University. Dailey joined Business Wire in May of 2014 as Account Executive where she was a key component behind local market sales efforts in Phoenix, creating a solid foundation to drive revenue growth. She joined Business Wire after more than 15 years in sales with Xerox, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals and SP Richards. Dailey will oversee Business Wire’s Phoenix region, spanning four states, where her experience will aid with strategy to increase sales and revenue. She is a University of Arizona graduate.
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