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PagesJaunes Groupe President and CEO Jean-Pierre Remy to Deliver Keynote Address at Local Search Association Annual Conference
Remy will share insights on PagesJaunes' successful digital transformation at April gathering in Las Vegas
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 16, 2013 12:01 PM
TROY, Mich., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Local Search Association today announced that PagesJaunes Groupe President and CEO Jean-Pierre Remy will deliver the keynote address at its annual conference, "Search Starts Here," April 13-16, 2013 in Las Vegas. Remy has led the remarkable transformation of PagesJaunes, France's Yellow Pages publisher, into one of the world's most progressive local search companies. Today, PagesJaunes reaches 90 percent of French consumers through its portfolio of products and ranks as one of the top 10 global companies in terms of online revenues, with 59 percent of its total revenues coming from its digital offerings.
"Jean-Pierre Remy is well-known throughout the local search industry for engineering one of the most successful transformations of a media company from its traditional roots in print to digital opportunities available through online, mobile and social platforms," said Neg Norton, president of the Local Search Association. "We're thrilled that Jean-Pierre will travel from France to provide our annual conference attendees with a first-hand account of PagesJaunes' creative strategy and implementation efforts."
In his remarks, Remy will provide attendees with a deep understanding of:
The "Search Starts Here" conference, which is one of the largest industry gatherings of the year, will be held at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The event will feature a three-day jam-packed agenda of exciting speakers and panelists, coordinated with industry veteran Greg Sterling. Attendees will also benefit from popular Strategic Exchange Sessions to meet and discuss strategic opportunities with partners, the Industry Excellence Awards ceremony, and opportunities for professional networking at several receptions and dinners.
As a creator of useful media, PagesJaunes Groupe operates in three complementary business lines: content and service provision, media and advertising representation. Thanks to its know-how and the performance of its brands, PagesJaunes Groupe now occupies a leading position on the Internet:
PagesJaunes Groupe is in the "top-10" companies in the world regarding the percentage of revenues generated on the Internet : over €575 millions in 2011, 52% of its consolidated revenues (59% during the first nine months of 2012).
PagesJaunes Groupe is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris.
About the Local Search Association
Read the Local Search Association blog www.localsearchinsider.com and follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LocalSearchAssn) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/LocalSearchAssn). To choose which phone directories you receive or stop delivery, visit www.YellowPagesOptOut.com.
SOURCE Local Search Association
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