– UK, London – XLMedia (LON: XLM), a global digital performance publisher, today announced the appointment of Julie Markey to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
“I am delighted to welcome Julie to the Board of XLMedia. She brings significant experience working in entrepreneurial and innovative businesses, and in creating programmes to develop and manage talent which I believe will be invaluable to our business as we further progress our transformation strategy.” said Non-Executive Chair, Chris Bell.
Julie will Chair the Remuneration Committee and will sit on the Group’s Risk Committee and Audit Committee.
About Julie Markey
Julie Markey has a wealth of experience in the organization and management of people in international businesses. Most recently, Julie held the role of Group People Director for Ocado Group plc from June 2010 to December 2019, where she led a team of over 200 people overseeing multiple functions including Business Partners, talent recruitment and development, reward, employee engagement, and internal communications.
Before her role at Ocado, Julie worked for Tesco plc. Julie joined Tesco in 1997 and held several roles in Commercial and Group functions, including overseeing the development of a People Vision and Plan for the property function, as well as piloting a corporate leadership development program.
Julie has also held senior HR roles with Diageo, Merck Sharp, and Dohme Limited, and Stantons Bakeries.
XLMedia is a global performance publisher. Operating globally across a variety of verticals including online gaming, personal finance, and sports, the Group uses proprietary data and advanced targeting capabilities to build valuable connections with consumers through high-quality content – a value which can be passed onto XLMedia customers.
Group strategy is rooted in two fundamental corporate objectives to evolve the XLMedia business, speed transformational progress, and drive global growth:
- A balanced portfolio of online assets
o Proactively managing the portfolio to ensure exposure to a diverse range of attractive territories and vertical markets, with different stages in their lifecycle/maturity. XLMedia seeks to achieve this through realigning the weighting of assets and moving towards more regulated markets (the US) and verticals (Sports), with more data-driven, conscious business model selection. In doing so, the Group seeks to promote sustainable revenue growth for the business and its customers, alongside data-driven intelligence to inform investment cases.
- Branded, content-rich, engaging websites
o Cultivating premium publishing brands with a shared belief in quality. XLMedia seeks to achieve this through focused consolidation of its portfolio and resources to concentrate only on those publishing assets which are optimized for its chosen markets. In doing so, the Group seeks to deliver content-rich, consumer-centric sites which promote tangible user value while benefiting and extending the capabilities of our customers.
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