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David P. Drimer 217-59 Peck Avenue, Hollis Hills, NY 11427 C: 917.929.6219 W: 212.453.

9446 E: Profile Senior publishing and digital business executive with extensive, award-winning o nline expertise; creative director and marketing strategist with boardroom-level presentation skills; proven contract negotiator and accomplished team builder. Selected Accomplishments *In one year, managed development of website recognized with seven distinct inte rnational awards, including Best Newspaper Site, 2007 Web Marketing Association (WMA) Awards. Plus, grew paid, audited circulation and total advertising revenue s in weekly newspaper by 30% each. *Conceived and sold customized online applications to investment banks, media an d ad agencies resulting significant in incremental revenues for LexisNexis. *Founded custom publishing/ancillary products division for a Knight-Ridder print property -- all initiatives profitable in year one of operations. *Supervised agency account teams awarded two PRSA Silver Anvil awards for new pr oduct introduction. Career Highlights The Forward (div. of Forward Assoc, Inc.) 5 -- Present) (200

ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER & BUSINESS MANAGER *Managed all sales, marketing and business operations for internationally distri buted weekly newspapers and daily-updated websites. *Lead web development team honored with three consecutive official honoree Webby Awards. *Improved display and classified advertising revenues from all media, increased paid circulation and revamped business operations to effect annualized savings i n excess of $450,000. Extended brand through content syndication and strategic p artnerships. LexisNexis (div. of Reed Elsevier, Inc.), New York (199 9 -- 2005) KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, NEXIS GLOBAL ACCOUNTS *Lead consultative sales/marketing efforts to craft customizable, Web-based appl ications for $100 million+ account group. *Conceived and sold new online product for advertising sales support to major ad agencies, media. *Developed and sold first-to-market online product for financial markets to comb at money laundering and comply with Patriot Act. Named LexisNexis Superstar 2002 . Zulu Group (div. of Enhanced Services, Inc.), NYC/El Segundo (1998 -- 19 99) GENERAL MANAGER & DIRECTOR OF SALES, EASTERN REGION *Managed all East Coast operations for industry-founding Internet advertising sa les agency. *Expanded roster of affiliates and developed special event sponsorship packages. Ad inventory included Netscape, at that time the third most trafficked site on the Web. Journal of Commerce, Inc. (Knight-Ridder; Economist Group), NY (1986 -- 1998) PUBLISHER, SAFE WORKPLACE *Founded contract publishing group to establish magazine/website focusing on wor kers comp. Negotiated seven-figure service contract with title owner. Lead all a

dvertising and ancillary product sales, editorial, design, production and circul ation promotion initiatives. VICE PRESIDENT/MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT *Developed Shippers Electronic Toolkit (SET), a multimedia CD-ROM providing web functionality for global trade, to help halt erosion of a $20mm revenue base. *Served on publishing team managing operations for up to 135 special issues per year. *Managed promotion for ABC-audited daily; projects included multi-region campaig ns using TV/radio, DM, print, out-of-home, interactive. VICE PRESIDENT, NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT *Participated in the acquisition of the monthly Insurance Review and Traffic Wor ld newsweekly magazines. Managed advertising and circulation development. *Established card pack, list rental and original book publishing department. Ini tiated book projects including the critically acclaimed JOC Guide to Internation al Trade Finance. Co-founded Downtown Focus Center, a market research focus grou p facility. ASST. VICE PRESIDENT/PROMOTION & RESEARCH, MARKETING DIRECTOR, CREATIVE DIRECTOR *Wrote/designed ads, direct mail campaigns favorably reviewed in Art Direction m agazine and Whos Mailing What, the DM newsletter. *Wrote/produced the JOCs first ever TV/radio campaigns and produced syndicated r adio show to increase brand awareness. Subsequently named a finalist for the pre miere Knight-Ridder Achievement Award. Richard Weiner, Inc. Public Relations, New York (198 4 -- 1985) ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR *Managed COLECOs Cabbage Patch Kids and ADAM computer accounts during Christmas craze, 1984. *Senior member of account team honored with two PRSA Silver Anvil Awards for new product introduction (GFs Sugar Free TANG and Cabbage Patch Kids). Market Strategies, New York (1982 -- 1984) OWNER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR *Founded DM advertising/PR agency. Clients included Boulevard Hospital, the Poly carpic Venture Capital Fund and Portable Diagnostic Services. Related Experience *Wrote/edited Personal Appearance, consumer newsletter on grooming and fashionMa naged winning city council campaign in ClevelandConsumer PR agency account execu tiveAssistant director of admissions for major private university. Education New York University, Ctr. for Advanced Digital Applications, NY Attended intensive study program in multimedia design and production. (1998)

University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL ( 1980, 1977) MBA; Account Executive Trainee, J. Walter Thompson Adv. (Burger King account). G raduate assistantship for full tuition remission. BA in English. Graduated in th ree years. Memberships The Advertising Club of NY; 100 Year Association; Society of Professional Journa lists (SPJ) and Deadline Club, NY (Board of Directors); International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA); Online News Association (ONA); 125 Maiden Lane Board of

Directors, Chumley Society.