DigitalTown Board of Directors Elects Linda Thrasher Next Chief Executive Officer
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (Marketwired) -- 02/26/14 --
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) announced today that its board of directors has elected Linda Thrasher as the next chief executive officer effective March 10, 2014. Thrasher will succeed Richard Pomije, the company's founder and chief executive officer. Pomije will continue to chair DigitalTown's board of directors.
"Linda brings a great deal of proven leadership and strategic business experience to DigitalTown, particularly given her previous role as a founding member of The Mosaic Company's (NYSE: MOS) senior leadership team," said Pomije. "The foundation of DigitalTown has been built and we are now ready for a leader who brings the vision and discipline to launch new products and enhance the company's reseller partnership with Google. Just as importantly, Linda brings expertise in the branding and communication fields, which is critical to DigitalTown's future."
"I am grateful for the board's support and the trust they have placed in me," said Thrasher. "It's a privilege to have the opportunity to take the company Richard Pomije created to the next level."
Thrasher currently serves as the corporate practice leader at Himle Rapp & Company, Inc. Prior to joining Himle Rapp, Thrasher served as Mosaic's Vice President of Public Affairs and was responsible for building the brand and reputation of the Fortune 500 company. Thrasher previously held the position as the director of public policy in Cargill Incorporated's Washington, D.C. office. She holds a B.A. in English and political science from St. Catherine University and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. Thrasher serves on the boards of St. Catherine University and the YWCA of Minneapolis and is a member of the Minnesota Women's Economic Roundtable.
DigitalTown, Inc., a Minnesota-based domain management and cloud services broker, is the first of its kind to become a publicly traded Google Apps Authorized Reseller. For more information, please visit www.digitaltown.com.
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