RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - Icon Media Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ICNM), an online retailer and website publisher, announced today that Jerry Brown has joined the company as its President and Chief Operating Officer. In his role with ICNM, Mr. Brown is charged with maximizing internal efficiencies as a means of expanding ICNM's online business revenues, as well as entering into new high-growth markets. Mr. Brown has also joined ICNM's Board of Directors.
Immediately prior to his joining ICNM, Mr. Brown had completed the successful turnaround effort at LBA Group, a multi-million dollar international engineering, consulting and equipment manufacturer. Before his tenure at LBA Group, Mr. Brown was the managing partner of a group of six AM/FM radio stations located in North Carolina and Virginia, which followed successful tenures with major U.S.-based broadcast equipment manufacturers.
Rob Deakin, CEO of ICNM, commented, "We are very pleased to have Jerry join our company and we are confident that his energetic contributions and business acumen will result in increased shareholder value. His record of achieving operating efficiencies and his experience in maximizing available technologies will enable us to vigorously pursue our growth initiatives and to develop exciting new revenue opportunities."
ICNM's new President/COO, Jerry Brown, stated, "With our already well-established online footprint, ICNM is poised for an exciting run, as we implement our plan for entering new market segments with explosive growth potential. It is my mission to capture all monetization opportunities available to us," Mr. Brown concluded.
About Icon Media Holdings, Inc.:
Icon Media Holdings, Inc. is a diversified global technology company. The Company currently owns and/or operates e-commerce websites and sells on storefronts such as Amazon, Amazon UK and eBay, among others. The Company also offers fulfillment services, merchant processing and select financial products to other e-commerce businesses. www.iconmediaholdings.com.
About Mr. Brown:
Mr. Brown is a Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer (CPBEng) by the Society of Broadcast Engineers, of which he is a senior member. He holds a Federal Communications Commission Life-Time General Class Radio Telephone License and is a member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, and an Associate Member of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers. In 2006 he was admitted as a Member of the Royal Institution of Engineering and Technology, Faraday House, London, England.
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