James Bruno is joining Vocus as SVP of corporate development, focused on mergers and acquisitions growth. The company has made three acquisitions this year:  Help a Reporter Out in June and two in April – French company Datapresse and China-based BDL Media. The company also acquired PRWeb in 2006.

“The market is laden with opportunities and James will help us focus on identifying those targets with the best strategic fit,” Vocus president and CEO Rick Rudman said in a statement.

Previously, Bruno was VP of sales for Remedi Senior Care.