Ozy Media, the publisher of Ozy.com continues to hire away talent from competitors and legacy media brands to keep up with its growing audience which is now at 42 million including subscribers. In its latest round of hiring the company landed talent from New York Times, Refinery29 and Complex Networks for sales and branded content. Here is the full press release:
OZY MEDIA ANNOUNCES KEY HIRES FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES, COMPLEX MEDIA, AND REFINERY29 TO DRIVE REVENUE AND BRANDED CONTENT
Sales Directors Matthew Zander And Parry Moss Appointed To Key Sales Director Roles On The East and West Coasts; Lily DiCostanzo Added To Branded Content Team
Mountain View, CA—December 19, 2017— OZY Media, the daily information source for important stories told nowhere else, announced today the addition of two powerhouse sales directors; Matthew Zander, a 10-year veteran of The New York Times, and Parry Moss, a 12-year veteran of Complex Media. OZY Media also announced the hiring of Lily DiCostanzo, Branded Content Editor joining the team from Refinery29, and Senior Marketing Manager Nick Shippers.
The addition of these new team members comes on the heels of a number of key hires for the OZY sales team, including Midwest Sales Director Julie Kirner, and Senior Integrated Marketing Manager Natalie Archibald, both veterans of and top performers at The Wall Street Journal.
“We’re both thrilled and humbled to welcome these industry leaders into our midst, and we’re excited about the impact they will make for our clients and on OZY’s growth trajectory on the whole,” says Carlos Watson, co-founder and CEO of OZY Media. “The advertising industry’s appetite for OZY’s bold multiplatform strategy is boundless, and we’re creating custom solutions to meet their unique needs with the help of a team that is the best in the business.”
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