DALLAS, August 31, 2015 —
Company taps proven leader to transform sales culture and drive sales growth
Dex Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXM) one of the largest national providers of social, local and mobile marketing solutions through direct relationships with local businesses, today announced the appointment of James McCusker as executive vice president and chief revenue officer. Previously, McCusker served as the company’s vice president of expansion channel sales.
In this new role, McCusker will be responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning, recruiting, training and execution. He will lead the Dex sales workforce, more than 1,700 strong, in the field and the company’s four telephone sales centers across the country.
“Jim is one of the finest sales leaders in the industry, with a history of creating winning sales cultures,” said President and CEO of Dex Media, Joe Walsh. “As we work to expand our relationships with local businesses across the country, we are proud to add Jim’s talent to our management team.”
McCusker brings more than 23 years of sales experience and leadership to Dex Media. Prior to joining the company in May, he was president and chief sales officer for hibu (formerly Yellowbook), where he oversaw U.S. operations and media/advertising sales. At Yellowbook, McCusker progressed through a series of sales leadership roles, propelling revenues from $70 million to $2 billion within a 10-year period. Over the course of his career, he assisted in driving the company’s digital transformation and consistently exceeded corporate goals. McCusker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from LaSalle University.
About Dex Media
Dex Media (NASDAQ: DXM) is a full-service media company offering integrated marketing solutions that deliver measurable results. As the marketing department for hundreds of thousands of small- and medium-sized businesses across the U.S., Dex Media helps them Get Found, Get Chosen and Get Talked About. The company’s widely used consumer services include the DexKnows.com® and Superpages.com® search portals and applications as well as local print directories.