San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee proclaimed October 2, 2011 “Business Wire Day” in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2nd, which San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee proclaimed "Business Wire Day" in the City of San Francisco.
"I am honored that Mayor Lee has honored Business Wire with an official proclamation marking our Golden Anniversary," said Business Wire Chairman and CEO Cathy Baron Tamraz. "We take pride in knowing that Business Wire has been recognized with proclamations by the mayors in many of the markets we conduct business. It is truly an historic moment for our company."
The San Francisco celebration will be marked with an invitation-only anniversary party at the city’s legendary Palace Hotel on October 13th.
Business Wire was founded in San Francisco on October 2, 1961 by Lorry I. Lokey. San Francisco acts as co-headquarters for the company along with the New York office.
The San Francisco office boasts full-service sales and newsroom teams, media relations specialists and technology help desk. Many of the top decision-makers call Business Wire’s San Francisco office home, including Chief Technology Officer Steve Messick, Chief Financial Officer Geff Scott and Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Human Resources Pat Evans.
As part of the Business Wire Gives Back 2011 initiative, many of San Francisco’s employees have volunteered time to organizations such as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s AIDS/LifeCycle fundraising ride and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
About Business Wire
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011 as the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Public relations and investor relations professionals rely on Business Wire for both broad-based and targeted market reach. A recognized disclosure service in the United States, Canada and a dozen European countries, Business Wire handles XBRL tagging, document formatting and regulatory filing into EDGAR, SEDAR and other systems. Business Wire provides online newsroom hosting and integration services as well as search engine optimization, mobile distribution and detailed measurement on every press release. Its patented NX delivery platform provides simultaneous full-text posting of Business Wire content to news systems and websites in virtually any country or language. With 31 bureaus worldwide, Business Wire offers local service and global reach.
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