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Likeable Media Hires Marketing Vet Shira Dinour as Vice President, Business Development

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New York, NY, July 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Likeable Media today announced the appointment of Shira Dinour to the position of Vice President, Business Development. This hire further strengthens Likeable Media's industry leading social media capabilities and thought leadership. Dinour will oversee sales operations and strategy across the agency. She will report to CEO Carrie Kerpen.

"We're so excited to bring Shira on board. Her skill set perfectly complements my vision for the future of Likeable Media," said Kerpen.

Dinour has fourteen years of agency and sales experience, including her most recent role as Regional Sales Manager at content marketing company Kontera. During this time, Dinour was responsible for an $8 million territory and worked with brands such as P&G, Samsung, and Kraft. Prior to Kontera, Dinour served as Partner, Associate Media Director at Mindshare, where she worked with brands such as Unilever, Novartis, and AIG.

"I'm very excited to be joining Likeable Media," said Dinour. "The story of how Likeable was founded was what initially drew me to the company, as well as Carrie's vision and passion for social media. I'm looking forward to using my experiences in both strategic media planning and sales in growing Likeable to becoming the #1 social media agency."

About Likeable Media: Likeable Media is an award-winning, global social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm with a focus on creating compelling content. Likeable Media has worked with over 200 brands and is recognized as one of Facebook's top 90 Preferred Marketing Consultants. Likeable Media is the only agency to win three consecutive WOMMY awards from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA). In 2012, Likeable Media was named number 146 on the Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies List and the 28th "Best Place To Work in NYC" by Crain's New York Business. In 2013, Likeable Media was named one of the Top 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses by WPO and American Express OPEN.

CONTACT: Michele Weisman Likeable Media Marketing Director 212.660.2458 michele@likeable.com http://twitter.com/ottogrl

Source: Likeable Media