Press Release: SourceMedia Names Gemma Postlethwaite as Chief Executive Officer
NEW YORK (March 19, 2018) – SourceMedia a digital business information and media company serving senior decision-makers in finance, technology and healthcare today announced the appointment of Gemma Postlethwaite as its Chief Executive Officer effective April 9, 2018. She succeeds Douglas Manoni, the company’s CEO since 2010, who announced he would step down in early 2018.
Postlethwaite joins SourceMedia from Pira Energy Group, which was acquired in 2016 by S&P Global, a McGraw-Hill Company. She brings a track record as a driver of business transformation and growth in media and information services. She steps into the company following its rapid and successful transformation into a fully digital business model, including advanced performance marketing capabilities, introduction of large-scale conferences in digital financial services, and adoption of data-driven editorial decision-making for its award-winning content.
“Gemma’s background as a transformative leader in financial information services is a great fit for our company,” said Manoni. “I’m confident that her strong product development and operational experience in media and information services will enable us to achieve new successes and further growth.”
Prior to serving as Chief Executive of Pira Energy, Postlethwaite held senior executive roles at Altegrity, a group of risk solution companies; Infogroup, a business data and marketing solutions company; and at Thomson Reuters.
“I am excited to join SourceMedia at this important moment in the company’s history,” said Postlethwaite. “I am looking forward to working with the executive team, to further our understanding of how we can best serve our clients building on the foundation of our renowned brands, influential audience communities, and great products.”
SourceMedia is an innovative, growing digital business information and media company serving senior-level professionals in the financial, technology and healthcare sectors. Brands include American Banker, PaymentsSource, The Bond Buyer, Financial Planning, Accounting Today, Mergers & Acquisitions, PaymentsSource, National Mortgage News, Employee Benefit News and Health Data Management.