U.K.’s Thomson Local Gets New CEO

Thomsonlocal.com, the U.K. local print and online directories company owned by Italy's Seat PG, has changed CEOs. Effective April 1, Elio Schiavo will move over to run Seat's Telegate (directory assistance) operation full time. Schiavo has recently been dividing his…

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Eniro Replaces CEO

Eniro has replaced Jesper Karrbrink as CEO of the Swedish directory company with Johan Lindgren, former CEO of Telenor Sweden. Eniro's board is apparently frustrated at the pace of improvement resulting from the new strategy put in place by Karrbrink.…

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Global Yellow Pages News Roundup

Scanning the global Yellow Pages industry for noteworthy recent developments: Yell wants its customers to share videos of the "amazing things" that they can do with its economized Yellow Pages directory. The U.K.-based company calls this reformatting of its traditional…

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Canon's Role Expands at Yell UK

As Yell Group looks for a replacement for CEO John Condron, who announced that he will retire next year, President of New Media (UK) Mark Canon's responsibilities at the publisher are expanding. Condron recently named Canon Deputy Chief Executive, reporting…

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Kevin Ryan Joins WebVisble

WebVisible announced today that it is hiring Kevin Ryan as its new chief marketing officer. Ryan, a longtime friend of The Kelsey Group and conference speaker, was previously global content director for Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Strategies. At…

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TurnHere Seeks Distribution Growth Under New CEO

Today, TurnHere announced the appointment of Bud Rosenthal as CEO. Rosenthal previously held VP positions at Yahoo! Small Business Services and Real Networks' Rhapsody music division. He also founded BigStep and was most recently CEO of Bessemer Ventures-backed job board…

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