San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 12, 2011
RMG Networks (“RMG”) a leader in digital place-based media, announced today that it has named bestselling author and recognized global marketing leader Jeffrey Hayzlett to its board of directors. Hayzlett is the author of “The Mirror Test” and is well-known in business circles as a leading marketing strategist and speaker. Hayzlett is the CEO of The Hayzlett Group and previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for the iconic Kodak brand.
“Jeffrey is a marketing celebrity and brings valuable perspective on the marketing and media landscape,” said Garry McGuire, CEO RMG Networks. Adding, “I look forward to working with him to capitalize on the tremendous opportunity presented by digital place-based media.”
“As a leader in digital place-based media, RMG is transforming the media industry,” said Hayzlett. “Traditional media plans no longer deliver results and marketers are looking for new ways to activate consumers. I believe RMG’s business model is uniquely positioned to solve that problem.”
About RMG Networks
Named the #1 OOH TV Company of the Year and included on Ad Week Media’s 2010 OOH Hot List, RMG is one of the leading and fastest growing digital media companies in the US. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Detroit, Chicago and Beijing, RMG owns, operates and powers Out-Of-Home TV & Video networks. As a result of its rapid expansion RMG now controls 130,000 screens, delivering 58 million highly desirable and elusive monthly viewers across 6 OOH TV & Video networks; In-Flight Entertainment, Fitness Entertainment, Point-of-Care, NYTimes.com Today, Taxi Entertainment and Executive Media Networks. RMG partners with top US Advertisers in key industries such as consumer goods, auto, finance and software to deliver their target audiences out-of-home. For more information, please visit http://www.RMGnetworks.com.
About Jeffrey Hayzlett
Jeffrey Hayzlett is a global business celebrity and former Fortune 100 c-suite executive. From small business to international corporations, he has put his creativity and extraordinary entrepreneurial skills into play, launching ventures blending his leadership perspectives, insights into professional development, mass marketing prowess and affinity for social media. He is a well-traveled public speaker, the author of the bestselling book, The Mirror Test, celebrity editor to one of the largest-circulation business publications and one of the most compelling figures in global business. Dubbed “a born leader” by Mark Burnett, Jeffrey has successfully leveraged multiple media appearances on programs like Fox Business News, MSNBC’s Your Business and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. Drawing upon an eclectic background in business, buoyed by a stellar track record of keynote speaking, and deeply rooted in cowboy lore, Jeffrey energizes his role driving and delivering change. He is a turnaround architect of the highest order, a maverick marketer who delivers scalable campaigns, embraces traditional modes of customer engagement, and possesses a remarkable cachet of mentorship, corporate governance and brand building.