Gannett nominates Maha Al-Emam for election to its Board as Independent Director

– USA, VA –  Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced the nomination of Maha Al-Emam for her election to its Board as an Independent Director at its upcoming AGM on June 3, 2024.

“We are pleased to announce Maha’s nomination and excited at the prospect of welcoming her to the Board. Maha brings a depth of digital product expertise across media, entertainment and retail companies that we believe will benefit Gannett as we continue our digital transformation. Her experience leveraging data insights to create seamless customer journeys, personalization and customization, and driving business growth will be particularly helpful to the Company’s strategy,” said CEO and Chairman, Michael Reed.

“I am looking forward to joining Gannett’s Board at this pivotal time in their transformation,” said Al-Emam. “I look forward to partnering with the Board and management team as they continue on the journey toward sustainable digital growth.”

About Maha Al-Emam

Maha Al-Emam has more than 20 years of product and technology experience as a digital media executive across media, entertainment, and retail companies. Most recently, she served in an advisory capacity for Warner Bros. Discovery’s Global Brand Franchise. Before that, she spent nearly seven years at Apple, Inc., most recently as the Managing Director for Digital Strategy and Product at Apple Retail Worldwide. Before her time at Apple, Ms. Al-Emam served as VP of eCommerce for NBCUniversal Media, LLC and before that, she served as CPO for Bloomberg LP. Additionally, Ms. Al-Emam was the Global Director of International Markets Technology for the Wall Street Journal Digital Network.

About Gannett

Gannett Co., Inc. is a diversified media company with expansive reach at the national and local level dedicated to empowering and enriching communities. We seek to inspire, inform, and connect audiences as a sustainable, growth-focused media and digital marketing solutions company. We endeavor to deliver essential content, marketing solutions, and experiences for curated audiences, advertisers, consumers, and stakeholders by leveraging our diverse teams and suite of products to enrich the local communities and businesses we serve.

Our current portfolio of trusted media brands includes the USA TODAY NETWORK, comprised of the national publication, USA TODAY, and local media organizations in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. Our digital marketing solutions brand, LocaliQ, uses innovation and software to enable small and medium-sized businesses to grow, and USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures, our events division, creates impactful consumer engagements, promotions, and races.

SOURCE: https://www.gannett.com/

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