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Rich Galgano Acquires Majority Stake in BRANDefenders, a Utah-based, Nationally Recognized Leader in Online Reputation Management and Brand Positioning

Wednesday, 14 June 2023 09:00


PROVO, UT / ACCESSWIRE / June 14, 2023 / Rich Galgano, a notable entrepreneur and investor, has acquired a majority stake in BRANDefenders, the leading reputation branding firm headquartered in Utah. Galgano is a marketing visionary who has made a name for himself in the business world. Rich is the co-founder and CEO of Bolingbrook-based Windy City Wire (WCW), established in 1994 with the mission of revolutionizing the wire and cable industry, by catering to customer needs and providing superior service. The acquisition ushers in an exciting new era for BRANDefenders, and will provide the company with the means to expand its operations and continue to provide clients with superior reputation management, content marketing, and brand positioning services.

Under the terms of the acquisition, the company board has chosen to keep Devin W. Johnson as President and CEO of BRANDefenders. Johnson will also remain an owner of the company, and continue to lead the business strategically and as a company board member. Additional strategic investors have joined the acquisition, bringing with them additional expertise and resources to help BRANDefenders realize its full potential.

Galgano stated that BRANDefenders has a strong reputation for assisting businesses of all sizes in establishing and maintaining a strong online brand presence. "I'm excited to join forces with Devin and the rest of the team in order to build on this success and take the company to the next level."

BRANDefenders specializes in positioning brands online, working with businesses of all sizes and with individuals. With a historical focus on search engine optimization (SEO), reputation management, and content marketing, future plans for the company will fast track Johnson's strategic vision, and include new insights from new investors. The company has earned a reputation for delivering exceptional results across a variety of industries, including healthcare, finance, and e-commerce.

Johnson stated, "I'm thrilled to have Rich as a partner in this endeavor." "His knowledge and experience will be indispensable as we continue to grow and expand our operations. Rich has a zeal for getting things done and helping to transform brands. For me personally, he's like having a second set of hands, with corporate expertise to execute and think strategically, which will help BRANDefenders continue to reach new heights."

The acquisition will provide BRANDefenders with access to new markets to expand its operations and customer base, and continue providing clients with premium brand positioning services. To support its growth, the company intends to hire additional personnel and invest in new technology and resources. Several new service offerings were set to launch soon, which will certainly benefit from this recent acquisition.

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