|Peter Wilson Joins Cutting Edge Media as President and CEO
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., February 19, 2010 – Elizabethtown–based Cutting Edge Media, Inc. announced today that Peter Wilson, former Managing Director and U.S. Head of Technology, Software and Services at KPMG Corporate Finance, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
Wilson had been with KPMG Corporate Finance, a global mid–market investment banking practice, since 2000. During his tenure with KPMG, he focused extensively on technology-enabled businesses and marketing services. His clients have included companies such as Webclients, Affiliate Fuel, Media Whiz, Neverblue Media, and Vayan Marketing. Over the last several months, Wilson had been serving on an Advisory Board for Cutting Edge Media, Inc., assisting the Company leadership on a range of issues and opportunities.
"I am excited about Peter transitioning from a trusted business advisor to a leadership role at Cutting Edge Media," said Jay Eshleman, who served as interim CEO at Cutting Edge Media, Inc. during the search for a permanent President and CEO. "He has a solid track record of working closely with business owners and executives on the development and execution of key strategic initiatives and is committed to helping Cutting Edge Media continue to grow and thrive as a business."
"I am thrilled to be here; Cutting Edge Media is a great business with a nearly 20–year history of success," said Wilson. "There is a strong group of talented and committed employees here, and I have a tremendous amount of confidence in them. I’m looking forward to working with them to take this business to a whole new level."
Prior to joining KPMG, Wilson worked for Haverford Capital Advisors, Brown Brothers Harriman, and First Union (now Wells Fargo). He has an MBA from the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. and a bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa.
About Cutting Edge Media, Inc
Cutting Edge Media, Inc. (CEM) is a results-driven marketing solutions business dedicated to helping business owners acquire new customers and increase revenue. CEM was founded in 1991 with the vision of helping direct sales and network marketing representatives grow their businesses through its nationally recognized magazine and direct mail campaigns. CEM quickly rose to the top as a premier lead generation company and has built on that success to expand into online marketing services with the development of top-rated affiliate network, TheBizOppNetwork. Today, CEM offers a full range of services that includes data management, email marketing, telemarketing services, and an online offer management platform.