SOURCE: [x+1]


May 02, 2013 09:00 ET

Peter Massey of [x+1] Selected by ExecRank as Among the Top Private Company COO for 2012

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - [x+1], a leading provider of digital marketing and data management software, is pleased to announced that Peter Massey, the company's president and chief operating officer, has been selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank as a "Top Chief Operating Officer" for 2012. Massey is featured at number 35 on the listing. The rankings are the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top COOs that yielded an algorithm for how to rank COOs based on their performance in 24 key areas. John Nardone, [x+1]'s chief executive officer, was also recognized by ExecRank earlier in 2013.

According to Adam Navrozally, Analyst for the rankings division of ExecRank, "Mr. Massey has done a masterful job to help shape and operationalize the [x+1] vision. We were extremely impressed with the insights and energy he brings to his role. His work and reputation make him stand out among chief operating officers."

"It is a great honor to be recognized by ExecRank as one of the leading chief operating officers," said Massey. "I am fortunate to be supported by a great team here at [x+1]. Everyone here works hard to keep the company running smoothly and efficiently. It's a special place filled with special people and it's my great fortune to be part of the team."

There are more than 100,000 private company COOs in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank's "Top Private Company COO Rankings." The number one area of focus for Top Private COOs in 2012 has been the ability to execute on operational efficiencies that improve their company's organizational structure and functioning while also increasing their company's reputation for leadership and innovation. ExecRank also weighed heavily the recommendations provided by the CEOs and CFOs of our finalists. In addition, there was a significant increase in the number of COOs who served on boards of directors and displayed a skill set that is applicable to multiple industries. The COOs who made this list represent the best of the best in executive leadership.

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About Mr. Massey
A marketing industry veteran, Mr. Massey has held C-level operations and financial roles at the world's leading advertising agencies, as well as at both digital and traditional marketing companies. The knowledge and experience he has gained over the course of his career -- which has included CFO/COO/general manager of digital pioneer Modem Media (now Publicis Modem), CFO at JWT and CFO at Ogilvy & Mather -- has provided Mr. Massey with a unique and comprehensive understanding of managing and growing successful modern marketing companies both large and small.

In his role as president and COO of [x+1], Mr. Massey has used his experience to help the company develop and execute an operating strategy that has established [x+1] as the leading technology company in the digital marketing space.

About ExecRank
ExecRank is the definitive ranking service of leading executives who have achieved the highest level of professional achievement and peer recognition. ExecRank was founded by Jonathan Aspatore, one of the most authoritative figures in business publishing. Aspatore is former CEO of one of the five largest business book publishing houses (Aspatore Books), and current CEO of three other business media companies. Jonathan has published over 5,000 of the world's top business and legal executives, including C-Level executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, CMO, COO) from 74% of the Fortune 500 and senior level partners from 100% of the AmLaw 200 largest law firms. As the creator of the patent-pending, proprietary algorithm that took two years to develop for ExecRank, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to have created a system that ranks leading executives. ExecRank rankings reach over 6 million readers a year in the United States alone given our partnerships with leading publishers, web sites, trade shows and more.