Former MySpace Executive, Bryce Emo, Joins Centro

September 8, 2009

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Centro, the leader in local online display advertising, announced today the addition of former MySpace and Photobucket executive, Bryce Emo, to its leadership team. Mr. Emo joins Centro as Senior Vice President of Sales and will lead the company’s revenue, growth and expansion strategy.

Bryce Emo was most recently Senior Vice President of Revenue at Photobucket. Prior to Photobucket, he was Senior Vice President of Sales at MySpace. He has worked with MySpace founders Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson for the past seven years at several different ventures including Response Base.

“As Centro continues its expansion and increased product offerings in the local online industry, it’s critical we bring forward-thinking executives to our leadership team,” said Shawn Riegsecker, Centro founder and president. “Bryce’s strong background of sales leadership, relentless focus on customer service and extensive knowledge of interactive, including social media, is a tremendous asset to our company and our clients. His spirit, passion and enthusiasm for successfully leading teams and helping start-up companies grow are unmatched. We couldn’t be more excited to have him join our team.”

“Centro’s strong growth over the past few years is a testament to the strong business model they’ve built, the team they’ve attracted and the value they bring to the industry,” said Mr. Emo, newly appointed Senior Vice President of Sales. “At MySpace it was obvious one of the fastest growing segments in online media going forward is helping advertisers successfully reach local communities online. Being able to join the leading company in the space and getting to help lead, grow and coach a team of such passionate sales people is a wonderful opportunity.”

For further information, including a photo of Mr. Emo, please visit http://centro.net/about/executive-team/bryce-emo.

About Centro

Centro enhances the success of advertising agencies by helping them develop and execute comprehensive local digital solutions. Using its proprietary technology platform, Centro streamlines the complex process of buying and selling online advertising among hundreds of national and regional agencies and thousands of local online publishers. With eleven offices across the US, the Chicago-based firm services more than 450 advertisers through its respective agencies and has more than 9,600 digital media companies indexed in Transis, its automated media buying and execution software. For more information, please visit www.centro.net.


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