CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBL Interactive, Inc. (Other OTC:UBLI) has appointed a Chief Operating Officer and President, International as part of senior management changes. It also has expanded its advisory board with additional industry leaders.
UBLI is the operator of Universal Business Listing, the industry leader in local search listings management.
Mr. John Patton, now Chief Operating Officer, has been managing operations, technology and human resources for UBLI since 2012, and has an extensive management history including Managing Director of MCG Capital Corporation, and CEO of Cleartel Communications.
Mr. Paul Donlan, now President, International, has been with UBL also since 2012 and has 25 years of experience in directories and classified advertising. He was the CEO of 3L Media, a founder of SuperPages Australia, and had a 15-year tenure at Sensis and Telstra Australia.
UBLI CEO Doyal Bryant said: "These appointments show the caliber of executives our company can attract, and our commitment to growth through key hires. They are vital to the delivery of our plan."
Mr. Bryant also welcomed new members of the company's industry advisory board. "This group will provide important expertise and advice as the company moves towards a product set that is more global and more mobile," he said. The advisers include:
Barry Toser – President of TNT Advisory Group, and former executive at Neustar, TNS and Cable & Wireless.
Jack Brandt – President of Mixed Media Ventures, a developer of Smartphone applications, and a broad executive background at Parallels, Hostopia and Register.com.
Jeff Whitehead – Managing Director of Pagenator LLC, an inventor and developer of next-generation technology.
Mark Kabana – the founder of Places Scout, an all-in-one Local SEO software platform used widely in the industry.
Continuing on the advisory board is Chris Silver Smith, a leading local search marketing expert.
About UBL Interactive and Universal Business Listing
UBL Interactive, Inc. (UBLI) is based in Charlotte, NC, and operates Universal Business Listing at www.UBL.org. UBL provides business identity management tools for businesses large and small, SEO providers, advertising agencies and interactive marketers to help their customers distribute their business details as a trusted source across search engines, online Yellow Pages directories, 411 directory assistance, social networks and mobile devices. The company also offers reputation monitoring tools and a variety of premium Local SEO optimization services.
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