New appointment further strengthens Evvnt’s US local media expertise
Los Angeles, 4th February 2020: James Green of Lee Enterprises has been appointed to the Evvnt board of directors effective immediately.
James Green is currently Vice President – Digital for Lee Enterprises where he is responsible for overseeing all digital operations as well as the vetting and scaling of new digital businesses. In addition to Evvnt, he is currently on the boards of The Local Media Consortium, TownNews.com, Okanjo and INMA. He has over 25 years of experience in the development and success of digital and data-driven businesses.
James Green says of Evvnt: “Evvnt is in a unique position to help local media companies engage local merchants in a simple, effective and essential way. Their technology allows local businesses to easily promote upcoming events while providing the local media companies with leads to help the business more effectively reach their current and potential customers”
Richard Green, Founder and CEO of Evvnt says of the appointment: We’ve built a powerful engine that empowers event organisers to promote their local event with with our unique network of over 4,500 publishers. In 2020 we want to dramatically grow that network and local news providers – print, TV, radio, online – are critical to that success. It’s a win-win because the monetized event calendars generate a new revenue stream and James is perfectly placed within the industry.”
This comes hot on the heels of the January 2020 announcement that Peter Newton has been appointed as chairman of the Evvnt board. Newton was formerly COO of Gatehouse Media and is currently president of Big Rock Consulting Group and Managing Director of Accelerate Local at the Local Media Association (LMA).
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