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Dex Media announces appointment of Richard Gallagher as Vice President of Digital Product Technology

By Thryv Contributor | 10.20.15
Dex Media announces appointment of Richard Gallagher as Vice President of Digital Product Technology

DALLAS, October 20, 2015

Company taps seasoned executive with deep technical background

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 Richard Gallagher as vice president of digital product technology.

Gallagher will oversee the design, development, integration and implementation of the company’s technology, supporting its suite of digital products. Additionally, he will lead the Dex digital product technology team, with a focus on delivering consistent and innovative customer experiences.

“Rich has a proven track record of creating profitable digital products, achieving tangible growth and higher operating efficiency,” said Gary Shaw, chief information officer for Dex Media. “With his technical expertise and strong experience across functional areas, Rich will be an important part of our digital transformation to meet the challenges of a mobile-first world.”

With digital product development experience spanning more than 20 years, Gallagher was most recently chief digital officer for International SOS, a global provider of medical and security services, where he led the vision, strategy and enablement of the company’s global digital products. Prior to that, he held the position of global head of digital product platforms for hibu (formerly Yell Group/Yellowbook) where he led the design and development of Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Internet Yellow Pages (IYP) and mobile commercial offerings. Gallagher holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

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 local businesses across the U.S., Dex Media helps them win, keep and grow their customer base. The company’s widely used consumer services include the DexKnows.com® and Superpages.com® search portals and applications as well as local print directories.