Marketron Expands Leadership Team With New Chief Financial Officer

Jun 02, 2010, 09:53 ET from Marketron Broadcast Solutions

HAILEY, Idaho, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketron, the leading provider of management solutions for the media industry, today announced the appointment of Tom Whipple as Chief Financial Officer.  In this role, Tom will lead Marketron's finance, administrative and information technology organizations as the company continues to deliver innovation, growth and value to our clients.

Tom brings to Marketron over thirty years of experience in finance and general management.  Prior to joining Marketron, Tom served as president of John Crane Production Solutions, a division of Smiths Group and manufacturer of products and services serving the upstream oil and gas industry.  Prior to this position, Tom served as vice president of finance for Smiths Group, a global technology company and leader in the practical application of advanced technologies.  Throughout his career, Tom has led companies through record growth and profits and managed ten acquisitions and multiple divestitures.

"I am very excited to join the Marketron team," stated Tom.  "The company's leadership position in the media industry, dedication to client satisfaction and focus on delivering innovative solutions at the forefront of the industry is very compelling."

"Tom Whipple brings a customer-centric passion to our industry," stated Steve Minisini, Chief Executive Officer of Marketron.  "Tom's experience and track record at multinational public companies as well as emerging businesses will help deliver on Marketron's growth and value commitment to our clients."

About Marketron

Marketron,, is the leading provider of management solutions for the media industry.  Marketron's traffic, sales, digital media, business intelligence and media exchange services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that deliver maximum value for our clients.  Relied on by more than 7,000 media organizations, Marketron solutions are the most widely-used media solutions in the world, managing an estimated fifteen billion dollars of annual advertising revenue.

Marketron is an affiliate of Wicks Group of Companies, LLC of New York, which specializes in communications, information and media businesses.

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