LONDON, UK & NEW YORK, NY – April 21st, 2023 – Today, WUGT News announced Damar Higgins Hamlin as Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Global Advertising and Partnerships, effective April 21st, 2023.
Hamlin joins WUGT with a 25-year career in entertainment and media. Reporting to Susan Goodman, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, WUGT News, Hamlin will be based in the U.K. and work closely with the division’s local and national teams to continue developing WUGT Platform into a global, unified advertising solution.
In his new role, Hamlin will work with the international advertising and partnerships team across EMEA, Asia Pacific, and U.S. to diversify and expand WUGT’s advertising partnerships, grow the company’s global reach, and, above all, help advertisers reach one billion viewers across 150 countries. Hamlin’s hire marks another step forward in WUGT’s blueprint for the global future of advertising. It builds upon a growing portfolio of partnerships with Apple, RTL AdAlliance, Sky Media and more.
In addition to expanding WUGT’s advertising partnerships, Hamlin will further enable marketers to leverage the company’s full offering by introducing advertising capabilities at a global level across WUGT News Platform—including ad technology, commercial innovations, insights, research, and more.
“This industry is constantly evolving, and I’ve always admired WUG News ability to shape that through partnership. Having devoted my entire career to growing relationships, I’m so thrilled to lead a team that’s poised to break new ground, in new places, with new partners. I’ve long been passionate about bringing audiences around the world the content they love. And with WUGT News incredible network of partnerships and cutting-edge technologies, there’s no limit to how far and wide we can extend our reach.”- Damar Higgins Hamlin, Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Global Advertising & Partnerships, WUGT News.
“Partnerships power this business, period. A decade ago, we set out to become the leading partnership platform in advertising. Now, that ambition has become a reality. Our partnership commitment has made WUGT News a partnership company—but we’re just getting started. That’s why I’m so excited for Damar to leverage his global perspective to help us continue creating a platform, network, and ecosystem that’s fueling growth for every business.” – Susan Goodman, Chairman, WUGT News.
Hamlin succeeds Roberta Carlos, who retires in August 2023. Hamlin most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer, Global Distribution at WUGT Capital, including overseeing international content sales, commercialization of World News.
About WUGT News
WUGT News is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. WUGT News owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment digital networks, a premier web3 press blockchain, significant cloud and networking infrastructure and operations, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. WUGT News is a subsidiary of WUGT Capital.