(New York, NY)February 1, 2016 – Trusted Media Brands, Inc., an iconic, multiplatform media company, today announced that Dean Durbin has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and will report to President and Chief Executive Officer, Bonnie Kintzer.

“I’m delighted that Dean will be joining Trusted Media Brands as Chief Financial Officer. He is intelligent, passionate about the business and truly excited about joining our team,” said Kintzer. “His expertise in financial management, strategy development and information technology will add tremendous value to our company and will help continue to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to grow revenue and improve our customers’ satisfaction.”

As Chief Financial Officer, Durbin will oversee the company’s global finance, international operations and IT. Durbin comes to TMBI with decades of experience, most recently as CFO at Cengage Learning, where his responsibilities included leading the company’s financial functions, IT organization, and global production and manufacturing.

In addition to his breadth of financial expertise, Durbin also has extensive experience in the marketing, advertising, printing and publishing industries. He previously served as CFO at American Media, Inc., Vertis Communications and The Thompson Corporation, and held several financial executive positions at The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Durbin received his BS in accounting from St. Francis University. He resides in Stanford, Connecticut and will be based in TMBI’s White Plains office.

Most recently, Howard Halligan had been serving as TMBI’s interim Chief Financial Officer, in addition to his role as Chief Operating Officer.