Peter Newton is CEO of Propel Business Services, a subsidiary of GateHouse Media focused on developing and scaling growth businesses, and Chief Revenue Officer of GateHouse Media. PBS portfolio companies include Propel Marketing, provider of digital marketing services to local businesses.
Prior to joining GateHouse in 2012, Newton was president and founder of Big Rock Consulting Group, a strategic consulting firm specializing in helping media companies grow. Newton also previously worked at Monster.com as Senior Vice President/General Manager, Small and Medium Business. He was responsible for overseeing and directing the entire Monster operation dedicated to growing the company’s small- and medium-sized business (SMB) segment.
Newton joined Monster after an 18-year career with The Boston Globe and Boston.com, where he served as Vice President of Advertising and President of BostonWorks, the multimedia recruitment services division launched by The Globe in 2001. Newton began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.