- Digital performance publisher XLMedia said it had appointed Ken Dorward as president for North America.

Dorward was most recently chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Rakuten Advertising, a performance marketing, media and data insights subsidiary of Rakuten.

XLMedia is currently consolidating and rebalancing its publishing portfolio, with a greater emphasis on regulated and high-potential markets, to deliver more sustainable and predictable growth,' the company said.

'This key appointment is aimed at accelerating the company's progress outside Europe, with a particular focus on the significant opportunity in North America in the personal finance and sports markets, through the building of strategic partnerships and the acquisition and development of content-rich, highly engaging sites.'

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