SOURCE: PM Digital

PM Digital Names Richard Chavez Senior Director of SEO John Iozzia VP of Business Development

January 26, 2011 16:24 ET

PM Digital Names Richard Chavez Senior Director of SEO and John Iozzia Vice President of Business Development

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) - PM Digital (, a New York-based online marketing agency that was named Internet Retailer's Fastest Growing SEM Agency of 2010, today announced the addition of Richard Chavez -- previously the Director of SEO at iCrossing -- as Senior Director of SEO and John Iozzia -- previously a Senior Business Development Executive at Performics -- as Vice President of Business Development. Both are newly-created positions.

"2010 was a fantastic year for our clients," said Chris Paradysz, CEO of PM Digital, "and we are continuing to reach ahead and invest ahead of their needs. At PM Digital, expanding and deepening our talent base is always top priority. Both Richard and John bring unique skills and perspectives, and our clients will benefit. Both will enable us to increase our offerings across additional, high-priority verticals."

Chavez will be responsible for leading PM Digital's search engine optimization team, including driving client strategy for new and existing accounts, as well as overall account management. He brings more than 10 years of experience in developing search strategies for Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, retail, publishing, consumer package goods and pharmaceutical sectors. Chavez's work at iCrossing helped the agency win the 2009 Forrester Wave report's "Best in SEO" award.

"PM Digital is a growing and very smart company with great clients," said Chavez. "Their financial strength, executive leadership and career growth potential were all major factors in my wanting to join their team."

A graduate of San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in International Business, Chavez resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. In his spare time he plays guitar in a local rock band, Psychedelic Mooj.

Iozzia will oversee the acquisition, development and retention of new clients for PM Digital with a specific focus on growing its natural search practice. He has more than 20 years of diversified experience in interactive marketing, web development, technology sales, and IT services. Iozzia will concentrate on expanding PM Digital's footprint into areas including consumer brands, travel/hospitality, and education.

"Having been in the interactive agency space for many years," said Iozzia, "I've come to accept that employee and client turnover are commonplace. I was especially attracted to PM Digital once I learned that the client retention rate since 2002 is in the high 90 percentile, and employee tenure is even greater."

A graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology, Iozzia resides in Emerson, New Jersey.

About PM Digital

Named Internet Retailer's 2010 Fastest Growing SEM Agency, PM Digital is a Digital Marketing Agency that specializes in paid search advertising, natural search optimization, social media, and shopping feed management. By developing and implementing customized Digital marketing campaigns, PM Digital drives qualified traffic to websites to surpass sales goals. Clients include The North Face, Dell, The Wall Street Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Paul Fredrick, and AARP, among others. Based in New York City, PM Digital has offices in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Scottsdale and Columbia, SC. For more on PM Digital's thought leadership, please visit:


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