25 July 2006
("121Media" or "the Company")
121Media appoints David Dorman as Adviser
121Media (EPIC: OTO), a market leader in the field of targeted online
advertising, has appointed David Dorman as an adviser to the Company with
Mr Dorman is the former chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T Corp.,
which he led through a period of reinvention and transformation, prior to
completing the merger of AT&T Corp. and SBC Communications in November 2005.
Mr Dorman joined AT&T Corp. as president in December 2000 and was named
chairman and chief executive officer in November 2002. Prior to that, he was
CEO of Concert, the global venture created by AT&T Corp. and British
Mr Dorman also serves on the boards of CVS Corporation, Motorola, Inc., YUM!
Brands, Inc., the Georgia Tech Foundation, and the Woodruff Arts Center in
Atlanta. He served on the board of Scientific Atlanta until its recent sale to
Cisco Systems Inc.
Kent Ertugrul, Chief Executive of 121Media, said:
"We are delighted that David has agreed to join 121Media at such an important
time in the Company's development. David's experience in developing and
managing one of the world's largest telecommunication companies will be
immensely valuable in helping us to monetise the significant opportunities we
As previously announced, 121Media is continuing to see high levels of interest
amongst the ISP community in the UK, USA as well as in other countries. We look
forward to working with David over the coming months as we continue to develop
our relationships with ISPs."
David Dorman said:
"I am delighted to be assisting 121Media at such an exciting time in the
Company's development. Kent and his team have built a great proposition with a
strong offering to ISPs, advertisers and consumers alike. I am looking forward
to working with the 121Media team to help grow the business significantly."
For further information:
121Media, Inc. Tel. +44 (0)870 405 7727
Kent Ertugrul, CEO
Tim Bowen, CFO
Edelman Financial PR Tel. +44 (0)20 7344 1200
Paul Lockstone / Katherine Murphy