Vertis has announced the appointment of Dean Durbin as president and chief executive officer of Vertis, effective immediately.In his new position, Durbin will oversee the strategic direction of the company.Durbin was CFO of Vertis from 2000 until 2005.He assumed the additional title of president in 2004, while retaining his position as CFO.In February 2005, he was named president and COO of Vertis.
has made remarkable progress in restructuring Vertis
and moving the company toward greater marketing and advertising innovations," said Roland.
In my new role, I look forward to working with Dean
and the entire management team as we leverage Vertis
' tremendous capabilities to help our clients succeed in today's competitive world." "Vertis
is at an important point in its evolution as an advertising, media and marketing services provider," said Durbin
."I am excited and energized by our accomplishments and look forward to working with the executive team to drive the company toward greater success.There is an unparalleled wealth of expertise here, along with a solid reputation for exceeding customers' expectations, and I am honored to be a part of it all.""Every phase of a company's development is critical and we are confident that Dean has the skills and vision to lead Vertis in the right direction," said Anthony J. DiNovi, board member and co-president of Thomas H. Lee Partners.