Pat Evans Named Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Human Resources; Kasey Ochs Promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Operations, in Recognition of Their Role Delivering Superior Service to Business Wire Members

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Business Wire today recognized the contributions of two veteran
executives — Pat Evans and Kasey Ochs — who ensure that the company’s
32 offices worldwide maintain the industry’s highest standards in terms
of client service, editorial accuracy and workflow execution.

Evans has been promoted to executive vice president, global operations
and human resources. A 34-year company veteran, Evans has served as
senior vice president, global operations and human resources, since
2006. She works closely with Business Wire’s senior management to set
and implement policies and procedures in both areas.

Ochs has been elevated to senior vice president, global operations. She
joined Business Wire as an editor in its Nashville office in 1998.
Ochs transferred to London in 2003 and moved to San Francisco in 2005 to
assume the role of international operations supervisor. She was
subsequently named director, global operations in 2008 and promoted to
vice president, global operations in 2011.

“Pat and Kasey are faced with the enormous challenge of ensuring the
efficient operation of 32 offices, including 22 newsrooms, spread over
four continents,” said Cathy
Baron Tamraz
, Business Wire’s CEO, in announcing their promotions.
“They do an exceptional job coordinating the activities of many
different departments and external affiliations. Our clients reap the
benefits of their efforts, as evidenced by Business Wire’s ability to
handle the most complex projects seamlessly and with total

About Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire
 company, is the global leader in press
release distribution
 and regulatory
. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and
marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute
market-moving news and multimedia,
host online
 and IR
, build content
marketing platforms
, generate social engagements and provide
audience analysis that improves interaction with specified target
markets. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news
organizations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory
authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading
online news sources via its multi-patented simultaneous NX Network.
Business Wire has 32 offices worldwide to securely meet the varying
needs of communications professionals and news consumers.

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