Ad Ops Daily Briefs: December 30 2008

ADRevolution Wins Prestigious Software Award
ADRevolution, the Austin-based digital advertising software company, has been awarded the Austin Business Journal’s annual prize for the most innovative software solution. The award, which is highly competitive, recognizes the most creative solution that will transform society.
Andrew Westmoreland, the 24-year-old Founder and CEO of ADRevolution created the software solution called The Natural Intelligence Marketing Engine or NIME, which is transforming the way advertisers and publishers relate to consumer in the digital age.

Gannett Names Sally Clurman Vice President, Taxes
Sally Clurman has been named vice president, taxes for Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) succeeding Christopher W. Baldwin, who will retire in April after 30 years at the company. Clurman, whose appointment takes effect Jan. 1, has been director/taxes since 2002.
“Sally’s quiet competence, hard work and dedication make her the ideal person to lead the Tax Department. After nearly 20 years with Gannett, she is well prepared and more than ready for this new challenge,” said Gracia Martore, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
“We are sorry to see Chris leave. He has been the driving force behind our tax program and provided invaluable service to Gannett with his background, knowledge and understanding of the tax world. We are grateful for his tireless efforts and all he has done,” Martore said.