Board appointment adds significant ‘voice of the customer’ experience in digital transformation, audience development and revenue growth for media brands
Bloomington, MN – January 4, 2018 – NEWSCYCLE Solutions (“Newscycle“), a leading provider of software and services for the global media industry, today announces that Denise Warren is joining its board of directors.
Ms. Warren brings to the Newscycle board a deep background in digital subscriptions and advertising, product development, and media industry experience. She served as President of Digital and CEO of East Coast Publishing for Tribune Publishing, where she led Tribune’s company-wide digital strategy and development. As CEO, East Coast Publishing, she was responsible for the daily operations of six media properties including the Orlando Sentinel, Sun Sentinel, Baltimore Sun, and Hartford Courant.
Recognized for her expertise in driving transformational digital change, Ms. Warren also served as Executive Vice President of Digital Products and Services for The New York Times, where she launched and managed the Times’ paid digital subscription model. While at The New York Times Company, Ms. Warren held numerous leadership roles, including Chief Advertising Officer, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, and Director of Marketing.
“We are delighted to have Denise join the Newscycle board of directors as we embark on the next phase of our company’s journey, which is focused on accelerated growth and new opportunities in media and adjacent markets,” said Scott Roessler, Newscycle President. “Denise helps to round out a dynamic and highly skilled Newscycle board of directors, especially with her hands-on customer leadership perspective in areas encompassing digital product development, premium subscriptions, advertising operations, audience development, marketing services, and more.”
Ms. Warren began her career as a financial analyst with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). She earned a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and an MBA from Fordham University. She currently serves on the board of directors of Electronic Arts, a California-based publisher of game software and services.
“I am excited to join the Newscycle board at such a pivotal time in the company’s evolution,” said Ms. Warren. “I look forward to working with Scott, the management team and the full board to help accelerate Newscycle’s leadership capabilities in the media space and adjacent industries.”
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