Friday, December 2, 2011

Former Six Flags, Dick Clark business exec joins Peter Guber's mobile media company, NeuMedia Inc.

"Andrew Schleimer is a superb addition to the NeuMedia Advisory Board," commented Robert Ellin, Chairman of NeuMedia. "His experience and expertise at Dick Clark Productions and Six Flags, along with his M&A background, will prove invaluable as we build the NeuMedia and Digital Turbine brands and expand our mobile data service offerings through additional acquisitions, joint ventures, and partnerships." 

 LOS ANGELES, USA /PRNewswire/ -- NeuMedia, Inc. (OTC BB: MNDL), a leading global mobile data services provider, announced the addition of Andrew Schleimer, Executive Vice President, Strategic Development of Dick Clark Productions, to its Advisory Board. Mr. Schleimer will primarily focus on assisting NeuMedia in its efforts to expand through mergers and acquisitions by leveraging his background in media and entertainment business development and investment banking.

Mr. Schleimer has been Executive Vice President, Strategic Development of Dick Clark Productions since September 2010. From January 2006 to July 2010, Mr. Schleimer was Executive Vice President, Strategic Development & In-Park Services of Six Flags, Inc. During his tenure, he was responsible for strategic planning and new business development, including domestic and international theme park development, non-traditional brand extensions, and all in-bound and out-bound brand licensing. He also had full P&L responsibility for Six Flags In-Park Services.

In addition, Mr. Schleimer has a background in investment banking with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He joined Six Flags from UBS Investment Bank, where he served as Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions department. At UBS, he advised on over $150 billion of transactions in the media, entertainment, technology, telecom and consumer products sectors.

"I believe NeuMedia is very well positioned for growth in the emerging mobile data services space, and I am excited to join the Company's Advisory Board," Mr. Schleimer commented. "I expect to immediately contribute to the strategic planning and business development teams, and I look forward to advising and assisting the company overall as it nurtures its service and content offerings."

NeuMedia has established a mobile services platform that reaches across more than 70 carriers in 30 countries around the globe and delivers more than 750 million ad impressions per month, leading the industry in mobile content distribution, advertising, billing, and social games for prizes, which will all benefit from phenomenal growth of mobile internet users worldwide. Market research firm Gartner projects that mobile advertising alone will more than double this year to $3.3 billion and grow to $20.6 billion worldwide by 2015.

About NeuMedia, Inc.
NeuMedia is at the convergence of internet media content and mobile communications. It delivers a mobile services platform that works with mobile operators and third-party publishers to provide portal management, user interface, content development and billing technology that enables the responsible distribution of mobile entertainment. NeuMedia is headquartered in Los Angeles and has offices in Europe and Latin America to support global sales and marketing.


NeuMedia Co-Chair is Peter Guber. Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment. Mr. Guber produced, executive produced – personally and / or through his company – films that garnered five Best Picture Academy Award nominations. Mr. Guber is a full professor at UCLA and is the Owner and Co-executive Chairman of the NBA franchise, the Golden State Warriors. Mr. Guber's third book, Tell To Win, became the No.1 best seller in the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal. He is the co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay Entertainment Group.