Gregg Castano was named President in December 2009. In this role, Castano remains responsible for the company's global growth strategy into new international and vertical markets, and expands his involvement in the company's marketing and communications efforts on the operational level. He serves on the company's executive committee and works closely with CEO and Chairman Cathy Baron Tamraz on strategic planning and global branding.
Castano has played a key role in the company's U.S. and international expansion. During the past decade, Castano lead Business Wire's efforts as it opened offices in London, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Sydney and Toronto, while establishing a network of reciprocal sales offices throughout Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
Castano was most recently Co-Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for overall sales strategy and financial analysis. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Sales. Gregg joined the company in 1985 and later held several management positions leading up to his appointment as Senior Vice President, Global Sales in 2001.
Gregg received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Fordham University, Bronx, New York.
Gregg is based in New York.