Dawn Conway appointed new Chief Operating Officer of Cision US

CHICAGO, August 15, 2013 – Cision has named Dawn Conway Chief Operating Officer for Cision US, a new position within the company.  Conway was previously Executive Vice President, Customer Experience and Global Content Licensing.

“Dawn is an experienced and trusted leader with a proven track record for driving innovation and delivering results,” said Peter Granat, President and CEO. “I have tremendous confidence in her ability to lead strategic growth with a focus on customer experience at Cision.”

In her new role, Conway will be leading product, marketing, sales, analysis, finance and media research and will drive the overall strategic vision for the US business. She will continue to report directly to Granat.

“PR and marketing are rapidly evolving industries and Cision is well-positioned to provide the tools communicators need to target and engage their audience and measure the success of their campaigns,” said Conway. “I look forward to leading Cision in its continued growth in this space.”

Before joining Cision Conway was a Senior Vice President with LexisNexis.  With over 20 years’ experience at LexisNexis, Dawn has held key management positions within sales, marketing, content licensing, business development and corporate responsibility.  She is an attorney, current member of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, American Bar Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is the current Chairman of the content and copyright committee for the International Association for Measurement & Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) and a member of the advisory board for Womenetics, a globally recognized center of influence regarding gender, diversity and women’s leadership. She was previously a board member of the Content Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), which provides a forum for companies that publish and distribute online content or facilitate the licensing, presentation and distribution of digital information products.

About Cision:

Cision is a leading provider of cloud-based PR and content marketing software, services and tools. Marketing and PR professionals use our products to help manage all aspects of their brands – from identifying key media and influencers to connecting with audiences; marketing content; monitoring traditional and social media; and analyzing outcomes. Cision is present in Europe, North America and Asia, is quoted on the Nordic Exchange with revenue of approx. SEK 1.0 billion in 2012. For more information, www.cision.com .

For More Information:
Vanessa Bugasch
SVP, Global Marketing
312-873-6550
vanessa.bugasch@cision.com

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