Experience Design Leader Appoints Ken Eissing to President of In-Store Media Globally; Hires Michael Zendan as EVP, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
TORONTO – July 14, 2015 – Mood Media Corporation (ISIN: CA61534J1057) (TSX:MM) (“Mood Media”, “Mood”) – Mood Media , the world’s leader of in-store Experience Design solutions, is pleased to announce the appointments of Ken Eissing and Michael F. Zendan II to two global leadership positions. Eissing will serve as President of In-Store Media for the global enterprise. Zendan joins Mood as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. In these roles, Eissing and Zendan will focus on enhancing global processes for driving Mood’s growth and integration.
In his role and appointment, Eissing will lead Mood’s sales, marketing, product management and operations for Mood’s in-store media business in all global markets. Eissing has been a valued contributor to Mood’s growth and integration efforts in North America in his prior capacity as President of Mood Media, North America. His role will expand his contributions to Mood’s global operations and serve to further support growth while streamlining Mood’s operations.
Reporting directly to Steve Richards, Mood’s CEO and President, Zendan will be responsible for Mood’s legal, licensing and human resources functions across the enterprise and will serve as Mood’s corporate secretary. For the past six years, Zendan was a member of the leadership team of Horizon Lines, Inc., serving as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. While at Horizon, he was a key leader responsible for the restructuring, transformation and ultimate successful sale of Horizon to Matson Navigation.
Prior to Horizon, Zendan spent nearly a decade as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Muzak, LLC, previously acquired by Mood Media. He was responsible for legal, licensing and government relations efforts, and served as a key leader supporting the firm’s franchise relations, human resources, risk management and sales functions.
“I’m excited that my career has brought me back to Mood, and I’m eager to put my industry knowledge to work, particularly as the company continues to execute its growth strategy,” said Zendan.
“We are continually looking at efforts to drive business gains, and by aligning responsibilities on a global basis, we can accelerate solutions consistency, efficiency and level of coordination. We are thrilled that Ken and Mike are taking on these roles to help us focus on providing the best solutions, service and value to our clients and partners,” said Richards. “Mike brings tremendous value to the Company as a result of his history and experience. He’ll jump in and immediately impact our growth initiatives.”
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