Washington, DC, August 07, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the leading association representing the software and digital content industries, today announced that Geri FitzGerald will join SIIA divisions – the Association of Business Information & Media Companies (ABM) and the Content & Information Services Division (CISD) – as Director of Marketing and Strategic Services.
As an industry veteran in both B2B and consumer media, Geri FitzGerald has held top positions with leading media organizations. She previously worked as VP and Publisher for Guest Informant, and went on to lead the marketing efforts for the digital media operations of BPA International. She then joined VNU Business Media, where she served as Publisher for Sales and Marketing Management and then VP and Publisher for the Adweek Media Group. Her most recent role was EVP and Publisher for the Chief Executive Group.
In her position as Director of Marketing and Strategic Services, FitzGerald will focus on bringing in new media members to ABM and CISD.
ABM President Mike Marchesano remarked, “Having worked with Geri at both BPA International and VNU Business Media, I am confident that she will bring tremendous value to the organization, prospects, and members. We’re thrilled she’s joining the SIIA team where she will put to work her incredible industry experience and leadership skills to grow our membership and advance our organization.”
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)’s three media and information services divisions, the Content & Information Services Division (CISD), the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA), and American Business Media (ABM) comprise the leading trade group for hundreds of companies involved in the creation and delivery of business information. Business-to-business media companies, publishers, information services providers, and the organizations that serve them rely on SIIA for regulatory and intellectual property protection, education on critical market issues and connection to peers and partners across the industry to support and grow their businesses. For more information, please visit www.siia.net/content.