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PARIS, France and DARMSTADT, Germany - Andy Wiedlin, the Chief Revenue Officer of BuzzFeed, and Fernando Magalhães Portella, the CEO of one of Brazil’s fastest growing private holding companies, set the tone for Digital Media Europe, the continent’s premier digital publishing conference focused on premium content strategies, digital advertising, mobile platforms, classifieds and more.
Mr Wiedlin and Mr Portella, head of Jereissati Participações S.A. Grupo, are the opening speakers at the conference, to be held from 15 to 17 April in London. There is still time to register; full details can be found at

Andy Wiedlin is responsible for leading revenue growth and audience outreach at BuzzFeed, which has emerged as a leading social news organization, focused on delivering original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. Prior to joining BuzzFeed, Mr Wiedlin was Senior Vice President of Sales at the Huffington Post, where he pioneered the concept of social news, built a successful sales team, developed a market strategy and defined social marketing products.

Fernando Magalhães Portella leads one of the fastest growing private investment groups in Brazil, with total assets of US$ 43 billion and net revenues of US$ 16 billion. Before joining Jereissati, Portella served as the chief executive officer of Organização Jaime Camara, where he transformed the publishing company; his presentation will focus on how media businesses can run a truly end-to-end digital operation.

Other companies featured at Digital Media Europe include: US-based Gannett; RCS MediaGroup, Italy; Tamedia, Switzerland; AIM Group, United States; Telegraaf Media Group, Netherlands; OgilvyAction, UK; Deloitte, UK; New York Times; Figaro Group, France; McPheters & Company, US; Qapa, France; The Associated Press; Chartbeat, U.S; Bild, Germany; ScraperWiki, UK; zeebox, UK; Centro, US; and many more.

Full details of #DME13, including the programme of speakers and registration information, can be found at

WAN-IFRA, based in Paris, France, and Darmstadt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore and India, is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers. It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. Its core mission is to defend and promote press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity and the development of prosperous businesses.


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