Vincent Cirel joins Gannett as chief technology officer accelerating company's digital evolution as data, technology subscription-led business; Cirel to partner with Digital Marketing Solutions, Gannett Media business units to drive tech vision strategy

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MCCLEAN, Virginia , June 13, 2022 (press release) –

 Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Vincent Cirel joining as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), accelerating Gannett’s digital evolution as a data and technology subscription-led business. Partnering with the Digital Marketing Solutions (DMS) and Gannett Media business units, Cirel will drive the company’s enterprise-wide technology vision and strategy, including the company’s overall cybersecurity program. He will also work closely with internal partners to ensure ongoing compliance with data privacy rules and regulations. Cirel will report to Gannett’s Chief Financial Officer Doug Horne.

Cirel brings over two decades of experience, most recently as Founder and Managing Director of Pivotal Technologies, LLC, where he provided consulting and advisory services in areas of digital transformation, artificial intelligence, solution engineering, innovation, emerging technologies, information security, and program management for global clients across multiple industries including travel and transportation, healthcare, gaming, and higher education.

“We are excited to welcome Vincent to the team at a pivotal time in Gannett’s digital transformation,” said Doug Horne, Gannett Chief Financial Officer. “As technology continues to be paramount to the future of our business, Vincent’s depth of experience will be invaluable as we continue to implement a technology strategy that improves operational efficiency and our customer experiences.”

Prior to his role at Pivotal Technologies, Cirel served as Global CIO and CTO for Scientific Games, one of the largest gaming industry suppliers in the world, reshaping global technology operations and services for corporate, manufacturing, gaming, lottery and mobile functions. Cirel was also SVP and CIO for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, responsible for designing and implementing a world-class IT operation.

“It’s an honor to join Gannett at such an important time in the company’s history,” said Vincent Cirel, Gannett Chief Technology Officer. “As Gannett secures its digital future, technology will be the backbone of everything we do and I’m looking forward to working alongside an incredible team as we find new ways to innovate the subscriber and customer experience.”

Cirel holds several degrees including a BS in Mathematics and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

ABOUT GANNETT

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 45 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 150 local news media brands. Gannett also owns digital marketing services companies branded LOCALiQ, and runs one of the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

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