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William Apfelbaum as Chairman, effective immediately. Apfelbaum, a renowned leader in the media industry, will be responsible for accelerating the success of Media Ventures Group and its growing client roster. In addition to his recent investment in the company, Apfelbaum has investments and holds board positions in more than 10 media based companies to complement his 30-plus years of high-profile marketing and media experience. "Bill is one of the most dynamic and accomplished leaders in marketing," said Richard Yaffa, CEO of Media Ventures Group. "Bill brings the experience, strategic insight, value and relationships to take Media Ventures Group and our clients to the next level. We could not be more excited to welcome him to our leadership team and look forward to his contributions." A media industry legend with an unprecedented record of guiding companies to success, Apfelbaum joins Media Ventures Group from Titan Worldwide, where he served as Chairman after cofounding the company in 2001. During his tenure, Apfelbaum saw the business become the fastest growing out-of-home advertising company in history. Prior to Titan Worldwide, Apfelbaum served as Chairman and CEO of TDI, the country's largest diversified outdoor media company, which was ultimately acquired by Westinghouse/CBS. "It is an honor for me to contribute to the continued growth and success of Media Ventures Group at this seminal time for the company," Apfelbaum said. "I look forward to joining the already stellar team that Rich has assembled and capitalizing on the opportunity for Media Ventures Group to become a true leader in the marketing and community-building space." Active in the philanthropic community, Apfelbaum founded the Apfelbaum Family Foundation, through which he donates time and funds to various charitable organizations. He is also a respected guest lecturer at the Harvard Business School, New York University, Columbia University, and the London Business School. He has been profiled in many leading publications, including Forbes, Advertising Age, and Chief Executive.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2008$4.25M / Series BPersonal Investment

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