“Our recent acquisition and partnership announcements have prompted us to realign and optimize our fast-growing global business, an expertise that David brings from his 15-year career in digital,” said Chairman, Robert Pines, kgb, to whom David will report directly. “His actionable business approach and desire to get the most from the present while also identifying new opportunities, is exactly why we need David at the helm to meet our customers’ and partners’ growing needs.”
“Around the globe, kgb is known for building world-class brands. Throughout my career, I’ve recognized kgb as an innovator of products that move an industry, from directory assistance and mobile text-based services to launching one of the largest daily deal destinations on two continents,” said David. “I am delighted to join the global leadership team at a time when kgb is positioned to expand its global footprint in significant ways.”
kgb is a privately held, New York-based company and the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. During its 19-year history, kgb has built some of the most successful brands in the telecommunications, customer care and enhanced information services sectors. Last year, kgb served more than 100 million consumers globally. In March 2010, kgb launched kgbdeals, a daily deal site available in over 100 cities in the United States, United Kingdom, France and Italy.
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