White Digital Media Appoints Brian Smith New CEO
2011-09-16 · By Editor
White Digital Media announced significant changes to its senior level staff on Tuesday, October 25th. As the company enters the fourth quarter of 2011, Former Group Managing Director Brian Smith will take over the day-to-day operations as Chief Executive Officer, moving from the company’s founding offices in Norwich, UK to its headquarters in San Diego, CA. Founder and current CEO Glen White will remain the company’s President, overseeing the operations of WDM’s global business in a more supporting role.
“By appointing Brian to the position of CEO, this will allow me to remain instrumental to strategy and brand development whilst working on new ventures outside of the WDM Group,” explained Glen White, Founder of White Digital Media. “Brian has been the driving force of organizational development within WDM and as such is suitably poised to continue our growth as our new CEO, 2012 and 2013 look very exciting for the WDM Group.”
Brian Smith has served as White Digital Media’s Group Managing Director since its inception. As GMD, Smith managed full P & L budget responsibilities for Group sales. Smith was also responsible for safeguarding the conformity and transparency of the legal structure and operations of the company, as well as providing strong support to HR, training and competence development of all personnel on staff. As CEO, Smith will inherit the day-to-day operations of White Digital Media’s international business.
“I look forward to the additional responsibilities offered to me in California, the re-location will give me the opportunity to work more closely with the existing Management Teams in our San Diego Office,” expressed Smith. “We will continue to develop our product portfolio in 2012 as the company expands into a vibrant and exciting Digital Marketplace.”
Glen White founded White Digital Media in January 2007. Since then, he has led the production and development of twenty-plus brands under the WDM umbrella. White has been the driving force behind the evolution of a digital publishing company to a world-wide leader in digital communications. His vision has allowed WDM to exceed in its original expectations and to become a competitor in a variety of international business markets. As President of White Digital Media, White will remain an instrumental part of the company’s progress moving toward 2012, while he pursues a new business venture outside the realm of WDM.
For more information on White Digital Media, please visit www.whitedm.com or contact Jeremy Vara, Public Relations Manager, at 760-827-7149.
About White Digital Media
White Digital Media is a digital publishing company that oversees the production and development of twenty three independent brands. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Glen White, White Digital Media retains a diverse portfolio of digital magazines and websites targeting C-level executives working in specific industries and territories across the world. As innovators in digital communications, each of White Digital Media’s brands is leveraged across a variety of digital channels, including iPad applications, custom e-newsletters, and social networking sites.
White Digital Media is headquartered in San Diego, California. Additional offices are located in Boston, Toronto, Mumbai, Norwich, Sydney and Cape Town. For more information, please visit http://www.whitedm.com.