Dom Castley è stato nominato il 30 settembre 2014 , con effettività immediata, ceo di IR Magazin e, rivista d’approfondimento lanciata dall’Economist Group e ora di proprietà della business media company Cross Border. Castley prende il posto di Janet Dignan, co-founder di Cross Border che continuerà comunque a lavorare nella compagnia. Di seguito il comunicato ufficiale di Cross Border.
Cross Border, the owner of IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary, announces the appointment of Dom Castley as CEO, effective immediately.
Janet Dignan, co-founder of Cross Border with Ian Richman, will step down as ceo but will continue to work with the company, further developing its editorial and research offerings. Dignan founded IR Magazine in 1988 while working as an editor for the Economist Group.
Castley is a specialist in digital transformation, having spent 20 years creating innovative new products and business models for media and publishing brands. He is an entrepreneurial, hands-on business leader, having founded two successful media consultancies in Australia and the UK. Prior to Cross Border, he was Chief Marketing Officer CMO of Ixxus, a technology company working with leading global publishing groups. Before that, he was CMO and Senior Vice President of customer services at Amino Communications, where he created new media products with Intel and Google and launched a new TV service for Telecom Italia.
‘I am delighted to join a strong and established brand and great management team,’ says Castley. ‘I look forward to developing the next generation of digital publications to delight our customers and connect them more closely with our advertisers and sponsors. More importantly, we will continue to help investor relations officers and corporate secretaries to be better informed, more productive and more successful in their careers.’ Dignan adds: ‘I am thrilled to have someone of Dom’s caliber to help guide the company through its next phase of growth and change.’