Ibrey Woodall Promoted to VP Web Communications Services at Business Wire


Friday, June 11, 2010 9:20 am EDT



NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ibrey Woodall has been promoted to VP Web Communications Services, it was announced today by Business Wire.

Ibrey Woodall, Vice President, Web Communications Services Business Wire (Photo: Business Wire)

Ibrey Woodall, Vice President, Web Communications Services Business Wire (Photo: Business Wire)

Following the successful launch of Business Wire’s NewsHQ online newsroom and InvestorHQ investor center solutions, this promotion is the next step in Business Wire’s commitment to expanding its web-based communications services to public relations and investor relations professionals. Ibrey will be responsible for spearheading the sales and service of the products under their respective NewsHQ and InvestorHQ banners, as well as other upcoming web communications initiatives. The addition of Business Wire's web communications services will provide clients with seamless news distribution, posting, and archiving. Features within NewsHQ and InvestorHQ will enable the client to extend the reach of their communications by utilizing multimedia, social media, webcasting and more.

"Ibrey is uniquely qualified as a recognized industry expert. She will implement Business Wire’s vision and commitment to creating best-in-breed products and services that harness and amplify the power of Business Wire’s press release distribution,” said Laura Sturaitis, EVP Media Services and Product Strategy.

Woodall is based in the Business Wire Florida office and is part of the Product Strategy team led by Laura Sturaitis. Ibrey joined Business Wire in December 2009 as Director of Client Development. Prior to coming to Business Wire, Ibrey held the position of Director of Marketing for TEKgroup International, Inc., where she was involved in many aspects of the company's operations, including marketing, communications, sales, product development, research and partner relations. She possesses over 26 years experience in the industry, 12 of these years with concentration on the Internet.

A frequent industry speaker and guest columnist, Woodall has been published in PRSA’s PR Tactics, PR WEEK, and Bulldog Reporter’s Daily ‘Dog. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, has served as website chair for both the Gulfstream and Palm Beach Chapters, and was nominated for Woman of the Year (Technology division) by the Association of Women in Communications. Woodall holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida, and an Internet Webmaster Certification from Florida Atlantic University.

You can find Ibrey Woodall on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter @IbreyWoodall

About Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is utilized by tens of thousands of member companies and organizations worldwide to functionally enhance and communicate investor relations and public relations content to target audiences. As a recognized disclosure vehicle in the United States, Canada, the UK, France, Germany and other EU markets, Business Wire facilitates the simultaneous flow of market-moving press releases from corporations to financial markets and their audiences, including regulatory authorities, media, investors, financial information systems and consumer news services. Business Wire also handles XBRL tagging, document formatting and regulatory filing into the EDGAR and SEDAR systems.

Communications professionals turn to Business Wire to optimize and issue press releases, photos and multimedia to news organizations, journalists, trade publications, search engines, and individuals, with full-text posting to web sites, online services and databases. A range of distribution options enables members to target by geography, industry, news theme and audience demographics.

Founded in 1961, Business Wire has dual headquarters in San Francisco and New York, with 30 bureaus in cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Miami, Paris, Frankfurt, London, Brussels, Tokyo, Toronto and Sydney and reciprocal offices throughout the world. Business Wire's patented NX data platform supports XML, XHTML and XBRL code that enhances news release interactivity, social media sharing and search engine optimization. More information about Business Wire and its services is located on its website at www.BusinessWire.com.


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Business Wire

Laura Sturaitis, EVP Media Services and Product Strategy

954-474-8833 ext 229



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Ibrey Woodall, Vice President, Web Communications Services Business Wire (Photo: Business Wire)