NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire, the global leader of innovative communications and marketing solutions, today announced the appointment of Bill Dube as Sales Director of the West Region.
As Sales Director, Dube will be responsible for growing PR Newswire's presence and revenues in the West Region by driving recruitment, targeting business development opportunities and maximizing the company's sales assets. Dube will be based out of PR Newswire's San Francisco office and will report to Vice President of Sales, Trevor Loe.
"Bill's entrepreneurial background and track record of successfully executing sales strategies will be instrumental as PR Newswire targets a wide-range of customer opportunities generated from our multi-faceted audience engagement and communications workflow solutions," said Loe.
Prior to joining PR Newswire, Dube held several positions within Performance Based Media and Consulting Services. Most recently at Education Wizard Networks, serving as Managing Director, Dube was responsible for overseeing operation, marketing and sales for the company since its inception. Dube successfully built the start-up company's client base to over 65 in six months.
Before working with Education Wizard Networks, Dube was the Commercial Manager of Sales at TradingPartners where he headed the business development efforts for its Southeast U.S. and Texas regions. Dube was also a Senior Director of Sales for Franchise Gator (acquired by Microsoft) during which time he increased revenue to $4.5 million annually and was responsible for over 200 client relationships.
Regarding his appointment, Dube remarked, "To join an industry leader at a time when it's redefining a market is extremely exciting, not only from a sales growth perspective but also in reshaping how customers leverage the services PR Newswire provides. This is an exciting time in PR Newswire's evolution, and I look forward to being part of the company's future."
About PR Newswire
PR Newswire (www.prnewswire.com) is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry 56 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content – from rich media to online video to multimedia – and then distribute content and measure results across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world's enterprises to engage opportunity everywhere it exists. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a United Business Media company.
Rachel Meranus, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, PR Newswire at +1.201.360.6776 or [email protected]