November 25, 2014 03:00 ET

BrightTALK Appoints Simon Lees as Vice President of UK Audience and Content Services

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2014) - BrightTALK, the powerful marketing platform that is accelerating business and professional growth through videos and webinars, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Lees as Vice President of UK Audience and Content Services.

Simon brings over 18 years of experience in B2B media, having led business units within the Reed Business Information division of Reed Elsevier and, most recently, within the Haymarket Media Group. During that time, Simon was responsible for content-led media brands operating in multiple market sectors including, amongst others, marketing and communications, information security and human resources.

"Simon is an outstanding addition to the BrightTALK team," said BrightTALK CEO Paul Heald. "He understands content creation and how audiences engage with information, and we're pleased to have him here to advance our mission of helping professionals accelerate their careers."

"I am genuinely thrilled to be joining BrightTALK's management team in London at this exciting time in the company's growth," said Lees. "BrightTALK has a growing audience, a strong customer base and a terrific portfolio of technology. I'm looking forward to working with our global teams and to building a world-leading content offer which will delight audiences across multiple business communities."