Publishers Clearing House Names Andy Goldberg as Chairman and CEO

Goldberg Will Continue to Serve as President and CEO

Publishers Clearing House (PCH), a leading interactive media company and a top destination for online free-to-play, chance-to-win entertainment, announced the appointment of Andy Goldberg as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Goldberg, who has been with the company for 35 years, will take over duties from longtime Chairman and former CEO Robin Smith, who will remain an active member of the board. Goldberg will continue to serve as President and CEO in addition to his new role as Chairman.

“I’ve never been more excited about the ongoing evolution of PCH,” Goldberg said. “We have successfully grown our business into a leading multi-platform media and entertainment destination for millions of consumers. The deep level of engagement and trust we maintain with our users and the excitement of the Publishers Clearing House brand have become a winning combination for marketers and advertisers. I look forward to furthering that evolution in my new role as Chairman and CEO.”

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Robin Smith has served as Chairman of the Board for the past 15 years following an extremely successful 21 year run as CEO of PCH. “We are most grateful for all of her dedication, valuable insights and enormous contributions to PCH’s success,” Goldberg added.

Currently, PCH reaches more than 70% of all US households and is one of the only premium digital publishers to combine first-party user data with purchase data to help marketers and brands connect directly with their precise audiences.

To put PCH’s current scale in perspective, people visit PCH’s digital properties more than 4 million times a day, viewing nearly 2 billion pages each month. They spend more than 8 minutes a day on PCH’s digital properties, higher than The Washington Post, Meredith (both 2.7 mins) and Google Sites (5.9 mins), according to comScore. PCH sites have more monthly unique visitors than Vice, Houzz, Barnes & Noble, and GSN, all per comScore.

PCH is the leading destination for millions of people who are passionate about chances to win entertainment. By combining snackable content with fresh and innovative promotions, PCH offers its users an engaging and highly differentiated entertainment experience which is omnichannel across the desktop, mobile web, and mobile applications.

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