Dawn Conway appointed new Chief Operating Officer of Cision US

CHICAGO, August 15, 2013   Cision has named Dawn Conway Chief Operating Officer for Cision US, a new position within the company. Conway was previously Executive Vice President, Customer Experience and Global Content Licensing.

“Dawn is an experienced and trusted leader with a proven track record for driving innovation and delivering results,” said Peter Granat, President and CEO. “I have tremendous confidence in her ability to lead strategic growth with a focus on customer experience at Cision.”

In her new role, Conway will be leading product, marketing, sales, analysis, finance and media research and will drive the overall strategic vision for the US business. She will continue to report directly to Granat.

“PR and marketing are rapidly evolving industries and Cision is well-positioned to provide the tools communicators need to target and engage their audience and measure the success of their campaigns,” said Conway. “I look forward to leading Cision in its continued growth in this space.”

Before joining Cision Conway was a Senior Vice President with LexisNexis. With over 20 years’ experience at LexisNexis, Dawn has held key management positions within sales, marketing, content licensing, business development and corporate responsibility. She is an attorney, current member of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, American Bar Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is the current Chairman of the content and copyright committee for the International Association for Measurement & Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) and a member of the advisory board for Womenetics, a globally recognized center of influence regarding gender, diversity and women’s leadership. She was previously a board member of the Content Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), which provides a forum for companies that publish and distribute online content or facilitate the licensing, presentation and distribution of digital information products.

About Cision
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visitwww.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.

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