LONDON, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud publishing pioneer YUDU Media today announced that Christian Price has joined the team as Commercial Director. The company, which provides an innovative platform that enables professional publishers, brand owners, marketers and retailers to publish interactive, rich media content, is experiencing rapid growth. Price's commercial acumen and relationship-building skills will be a key advantage as YUDU consolidates its leadership position in the cloud publishing sector.
"Christian has worked with some of the most respected media companies and brands in the industry," said YUDU CEO Richard Stephenson. "We're thrilled to welcome him aboard and look forward to working with him to create long-term business partnerships and expand our operations on a global scale."
An experienced team builder with a track record of generating new revenue streams and consistently exceeding targets, Price has held key leadership roles with many world-renowned companies, including The Conde Nast Publications Ltd, where he served as Group Advertising Director, and Dow Jones' Trader Monthly magazine, where he was Publishing Director.
"YUDU offers unique publishing solutions that put customers in control and allow them to fully participate in the digital publishing revolution," Price said. "I'm excited to be a part of such a great team and anticipate working with my colleagues to deliver the industry's best cloud-based publishing solutions and branded apps to customers in virtually every vertical market sector."
Price most recently served as Commercial Director for aMUSE, where he was instrumental in the startup of London's first free glossy monthly women's brand, working with clients such as Guess, Rolex, GAP, Westfield and Clarins. Prior to that, he launched and managed Brand XT, a successful commercial solutions consultancy, where he collaborated with Future Publishing, Breaking Views, Innerplace, JET magazine, MYMAG and Spears WMS.
Price also served as Commercial Director and Publisher of Spears Publishing, where he managed the re-launch of the magazine. He played a key role in the publication's acquisition by Progressive Digital Media.
Price joined the YUDU team on January 2, 2013. To find out more about YUDU, please visit www.yudu.com.
YUDU is a pioneering, cloud-based publishing support service provider, enabling professional publishers, brand owners, marketers and retailers to publish interactive, rich media content. Customers use the YUDU cloud publishing platform to publish magazines, catalogues, brochures and books in multiple digital formats optimized for viewing online as well as via mobile and tablet devices. The YUDU cloud publishing platform was launched in 2007 and has since published over half a million publications for some of the largest brands and publishing houses in the world. Learn more at www.yudu.com.
SOURCE YUDU Media