Ubicquia Strengthens Leadership Team With Appointment of Antoinette Bush to Its Board of Directors and Heather Ritchie to Chief Marketing Officer
Ubicquia today announced Antoinette Bush, EVP and Global Head of Government Affairs at News Corp joined its board of directors. In addition, Heather Ritchie, former CMO of Nokia's Cloud and Network Services business joined as the company's first CMO.
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Antoinette Bush, Board of Directors and Heather Ritchie, Chief Marketing Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
Antoinette (Toni) Bush
"Toni is a thoughtful and passionate leader. She has a deep grasp of the issues that impact how we govern communications and media and a vision for how we move forward. We are honored to have someone of her caliber on our board and will benefit from her expertise and experience," said Lowell Kraff, Ubicquia Chairman.
Ms. Bush currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Global Head of Government Affairs for News Corp, where she is responsible for leading the company's government relations efforts in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Prior, Bush led the communications group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; legl and regulatory strategies at Northpoint Technology Ltd.; and served as the senior counsel to the Communications Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, which oversees the Federal Communications Commission. Bush chairs the board of directors of The HistoryMakers and serves on a number of boards including My Brother's Keeper, Advisory Board of the Obama Foundation, and the News Media Alliance.
"I share Ubicquia's commitment to making communities smarter, safer and more connected," said Antoinette Bush. "I am looking forward to working with its leadership team and cities around the country to improve public safety, work for climate change and bridge the digital divide."
"Heather comes to Ubicquia with a proven track record and deep expertise in mobile and cloud sectors," said Ubicquia CEO Ian Aaron. "We are excited to have Heather at the helm leading our marketing efforts across product, digital, demand generation and corporate communications. Heather's international marketing experience will play a significant role as we begin to expand our reach later this year."
"I admire Ubicquia's dedication to building technology that makes a difference in people's lives. I am looking forward to working with Ian, his leadership team and the world-class Ubicquia board to drive the mission forward," said Heather Ritchie.