SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marty Feil, the architect of several key data monitoring, editorial workflow, and accounting applications during his more than 18-year affiliation with Business Wire, has been named the company's vice president of news systems and technologies.
Feil was brought in as a consultant in 1995, and came on board in a full-time capacity in 2010 as director of software engineering - news systems technology.
He designed and built several bespoke applications that improved the productivity of numerous departments, ranging from sales/client services, to editorial/newsroom operations, to accounts receivable. Most recently, Feil implemented Salesforce as the company's new CRM system, and developed customized interfaces to synchronize data with legacy internal systems.
In his new role, Feil assumes supervisory responsibility for the three core teams: News, Database Administrators, and Quality Assurance. He reports to Steve Messick, Business Wire's chief information officer.
"My focus will be on maintaining the performance and reliability of our applications, and to facilitate communication between our various technical teams, and our diverse user base," said Feil.
"Marty brings many years of experience and historical perspective to his new position," said Messick, in announcing the appointment. "His knowledge and background will help position Business Wire to meet the challenges of the future, and keep it at the technological forefront of the newswire industry."
Outside the office, Feil enjoys gourmet cooking, backpacking, basketball, golf and tennis. A graduate of Chapman University, Feil and his wife, Paula, have a son and daughter.
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Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and IR websites, 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.