(PRWEB) January 06, 2012
Portent, Inc., a Seattle-based full-service internet marketing company, announced today the appointment of Steve Gahler as President. Gahler has proven to be a media and marketing industry front runner over the last 15 years and brings a wealth of knowledge in business development and operations to Portent, as the company aims to continue growth in the marketing community.
Gahler was previously the VP and General Manager of KSTW, CBS’ Seattle television affiliate. During his tenure at KSTW, he is credited with restoring overall profitability, launching and directing interactive/digital efforts and driving sales operations that experienced double-digit revenue and share growth.
Portent CEO Ian Lurie expressed his excitement at the opportunity to work with Gahler on Portent’s internet marketing blog, saying, “We’ve got very complimentary skill sets. Together we can help Portent grow in ways I could never do on my own. We’ve teamed up and are aiming for some pretty lofty goals.”
"It goes without saying; I am excited to be a part of this talented team and really believe in the unique opportunities ahead for Portent,” said Gahler. “New media is now on very equal footing with traditional, and the more marketers embrace that fact, the more they'll discover a need for companies like Portent, and I look forward to playing a key role in the company's growth."
More about Portent:
Portent is a Seattle-based full service internet marketing company. Founded in 1995, Portent has grown into one of the nation’s premier internet marketing firms, helping businesses in the realms of SEO (search engine optimization), paid search, copywriting, social media, web development, and more. Portent’s approach has succeeded in industries ranging from technology to travel, for B2B, B2C and B2G companies.