Digital newsstand PressReader has appointed Ruairí Doyle as Chief Executive Officer. At this time, co-Founder and former CEO, Alexander Kroogman, will transition to the role of Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors.
Doyle joined PressReader five years ago and is known for his considerable product and operational expertise. He initially served as the General Manager and R&D Lead at PressReader’s Irish office, before relocating to Vancouver, Canada, as VP of Product. More recently, he has worked as the SVP of Product & Operations for the company.
“Ruairí is an inspiring leader and the right person to take PressReader into its next growth phase,” said Kroogman. “Working alongside Ruairí for the past five years, I have seen first-hand how he earns the trust and respect of our teammates, customers and stakeholders. Along the way, Ruairí’s passion for our brand, technology and our product innovations has never faltered.”
Doyle added: “I am honored to take on the role of PressReader’s new CEO. During my time with the company, I have seen PressReader evolve significantly. We have doubled down on our efforts to continually improve our products and refine the solutions that we provide to our partners and customers across different verticals, from libraries and education to aviation and hospitality.”
PressReader is one of the largest digital newsstands in the world, providing access to 7,000+ newspaper and magazine brands. FIPP members can sign-up for a FREE monthly subscription to the PressReader platform here, and you can read an exclusive interview with Hugo Merino Montero, Director of the Branded Editions side of the company here.