WWE | January 11, 2022
WWE announced the appointment of Seth Zaslow as Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations. He succeeds longtime WWE finance executive Michael Weitz in this role. In addition to continuing to oversee financial planning and analysis, Weitz will add responsibility for the treasury function, capital markets and corporate development projects. Both executives will report directly to WWE Chief Financial & Administrative Officer Frank A. Riddick III.
Zaslow will be responsible for leading the Company’s investor relations program. He will serve as the primary liaison between WWE and the investment community overseeing all aspects of investor relations programs and initiatives.
Zaslow brings over 20 years of experience in various investor relations and finance roles. Prior to his appointment, he served as the head of investor relations for Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. and AMC Networks Inc., where he oversaw the creation of the investor relations function for both companies. Earlier in his career, Zaslow held various senior financial and operational roles at Cablevision Systems Corporation and Time Warner Inc. (predecessor to WarnerMedia).
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Binghamton University.
“I’m delighted to be joining the talented people at WWE. In partnership with the executive leadership team, this position will play an important role in driving long-term shareholder value,” said Zaslow.
I’m excited to have Seth join our team. He has a wealth of investor relations, finance and media industry experience and will be integral in communicating our strategy and investment story to the investment community.”
Frank A. Riddick III, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of WWE
Weitz has led the financial planning and investor relations functions for WWE since joining the company in 2006 and supported key strategic initiatives including the renewal of WWE’s key content agreements, launch of WWE Network and implementation of WWE’s share repurchase program. Prior to joining WWE, he served in various senior positions at Time Warner Inc. and Dun & Bradstreet.
“Working closely with Michael for many years, I have great confidence in his abilities. He has tremendous knowledge of the company and I look forward to him taking on these expanded responsibilities,” said Riddick.
WWE, a publicly traded company, is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, premium live events, digital media, and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG programming can be seen in more than 900 million homes worldwide in 28 languages through world-class distribution partners including NBCUniversal, FOX Sports, BT Sport, Sony India, and Rogers. The award-winning WWE Network includes all premium live events, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library and is currently available in more than 180 countries. In the United States, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is the exclusive home to WWE Network.
Zebra Technologies | June 30, 2022
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced a new, vertical market specialization for government and education technology providers in North America. The Public Sector Specialization Program, developed as a strategic component of Zebra’s PartnerConnect program, will support federal, state and local government, as well as K-12, colleges and universities.
Zebra’s Public Sector Specialization Program recognizes partner expertise and investment in government and education technology solutions. Qualified program members will have access to unique business-building benefits including growth incentives, go-to-market support, pre-qualified leads, marketing funding, increased channel account management and planning as well as a customizable logo recognizing their expertise in the industry.
“Zebra’s PartnerConnect Public Sector Specialization Program reflects our continued commitment to help our partners differentiate themselves while also helping governments and educational institutions meet their digital transformation needs,” said Bill Cate, Vice President of Marketing and Channels, Zebra Technologies.
“Zebra’s PartnerConnect Public Sector Specialization Program reflects our continued commitment to help our partners differentiate themselves while also helping governments and educational institutions meet their digital transformation needs,” said Bill Cate, Vice President of Marketing and Channels, Zebra Technologies. “By uniting Zebra’s innovative solutions with resellers’ expertise, local presence and unique capabilities, we can help public sector entities untangle complex technology needs to achieve new levels of productivity, accuracy, and speed that benefits their staff and constituents.”
Zebra’s public sector solutions empower front-line personnel by enhancing communications, streamlining workflows and providing situational awareness to improve critical decision making and gain a performance edge. Agencies deploying school and facility security, warehouse management, eCitation, healthcare and inspections and maintenance solutions can leverage Zebra’s complete product portfolio and partner ecosystem to enhance operational efficiency, reducing time-consuming and error-prone administrative tasks. Zebra’s solutions adhere to the highest security standards while providing manageability and longevity, freeing resources for public service and enabling convenient and precise control of end user experiences.
Zebra’s new North American PartnerConnect Public Sector Specialization Program will support government and education technology providers serving federal, state and local government, as well as K-12, colleges and universities.
Qualified program members will have access to business-building benefits such as go-to-market support, pre-qualified leads, marketing funding, and growth incentives.
The PartnerConnect program makes it easier for partners to work with Zebra and differentiate themselves while rewarding them for their commitment, competency and performance.
ABOUT ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES
Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) empowers organizations to thrive in the on-demand economy by making every front-line worker and asset at the edge visible, connected and fully optimized. With an ecosystem of more than 10,000 partners across more than 100 countries, Zebra serves customers of all sizes – including 94% of the Fortune 100 – with an award-winning portfolio of hardware, software, services and solutions that digitize and automate workflows. Supply chains are more dynamic, customers and patients are better served, and workers are more engaged when they utilize Zebra innovations that help them sense, analyze and act in real time. Zebra recently expanded its industrial automation portfolio with its Fetch Robotics acquisition and increased its machine vision and AI software capabilities with the acquisitions of Adaptive Vision, antuit.ai and Matrox Imaging. Zebra is #25 on Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Most Loved Workplaces and #79 on Forbes’ list of America’s 500 Best Midsize Employers. Learn more at www.zebra.com or sign up for news alerts. Follow Zebra’s Your Edge blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and check out our Story Hub: Zebra Perspectives.
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Shoplazza | March 04, 2022
Shoplazza announced its Google Premier Partner status. This coveted partnership distinction is another growth marker that sets Shoplazza apart from its peers. Having enjoyed direct integration with Google since its inception in 2017, the upgrade places Shoplazza among the top 3% of Google's partnered tech innovators.
Shoplazza's Premier Partner status derives from its dedicated account servicing, commitment to product testing and development, and ability to deliver merchant success using advanced digital marketing strategies.
Together with Google, Shoplazza will help brands expand their global e-commerce footprint through continuous tech innovation and our improved partner ecosystem."
Jiho Chen, co-founder of Shoplazza
As a Premier Partner, Shoplazza is capable of consistently putting together AdWords campaigns that convert at a high level and empower its 360,000+ merchants in the fast-changing e-commerce space.
The Google Partners program has undergone significant changes, including advanced program requirements that elevated what it means to be a Premier Partner. Davang Shah, Senior Director, Google Ads Marketing, said Premier Partners stand out "based on their commitment to developing product expertise, building new client relationships, and helping their current clients grow."
Established in 2017, Shoplazza is a trusted SaaS shopping cart solutions platform with a proven track record in cross-border eCommerce, offering comprehensive eCommerce solutions, including store set-up, email & social media marketing, global payments, warehousing, shipping, and real-time data analytics.
Shoplazza started by carving out a niche that it now owns, offering small and large businesses an easy way to build and grow online brands using the DTC (direct-to-consumer) or B2C (business-to-consumer) business model.
SkillGigs, Inc. | January 21, 2022
SkillGigs, Inc. announces additions to the leadership team. Additions include President Stephen Saville, President of Digital Brad Hill, and Vice President of Marketing Amanda Betts.
Saville will serve as the SkillGigs' president, providing strategic and operational oversite for the company in addition to serving as a member of the company's board of directors. For 30 years, Saville has built, led, and sold staffing and workforce management organizations. Previously, Saville served as group president for Cross Country Healthcare assisting its CEO and executive team. Prior to this, Saville served as president of CareerStaff Unlimited. Other previous roles include serving as SVP of Workforce Solutions, leading Genesis Healthcare; the largest provider of post-acute skilled nursing care. Also, Saville has worked with leading private equity firms providing operational consultancy on key projects. Saville earned a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Political Science from Cabrini University. He also earned his Juris Doctor from Widener University.
Division President of Digital Brad Hill will provide strategic and operational oversite for the technology business. Over a 25-year career, Hill has acquired global experience in design and execution in business development, leadership, operations, and strategic consulting within the IT industry. For 19 years, Hill worked for the Allegis Group, primarily with TEKsystems, where he was an instrumental member of the team that helped scale TEKsystems to over $700mm in revenue. Hill also served as senior vice president of Experis, where he was responsible for over $300mm in revenue. Hill earned his B.S. Science in Biology from Southwest Baptist University.
VP of Marketing Amanda Betts will provide leadership for all marketing functions for the company. Most recently, Betts has served in key marketing roles for two of the world's largest staffing companies, Randstad and ManpowerGroup. At Randstad, Betts served as VP of brand providing enterprise marketing campaigns along with all brand content and digital marketing. At ManpowerGroup, Betts served as the director of North America marketing and was responsible for all marketing strategy including increasing digital marketing efficiencies. Betts earned her B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
This is an exciting time as these leaders are among the top in the industry. By adding 'Top 100 Leaders' with institutional leadership, extensive knowledge of connecting talent with opportunities, outstanding operational expertise, as well as entrepreneurial spirit, we will deliver continuous innovation."
Kashif Aftab, Founder and CEO of SkillGigs