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Retail group announces staff changes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 10 July 2014 10:37 AM EDT

PaulMartino-webThe National Retail Federation (NRF) announced Tuesday the hiring of Paul G. Martino as vice president and senior policy counsel, and the elevation of Beth Provenzano to vice president for federal government relations.

Martino and Provenzano will work with the NRF Government Relations Department and focus on emerging public policy priorities, including data security, payments, mobile and e-commerce, privacy and patent reform.

“The National Retail Federation looks for world-class talent within our ranks and beyond,” NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said. “Beth and Paul have been valuable members of our team for a number of years whose in-depth knowledge of the retail industry and relationships on and off Capitol Hill will go a long way in advancing the retail industry’s public policy priorities.”

Martino joins NRF from the Washington office of the national law firm Alston & Bird LLP, where he served as a partner and co-chair of the firm’s privacy and data security practice. He has worked with the retail community as a consultant to NRF on a number of retail industry issues since 2008. Before joining the firm, Martino served as majority counsel to the Senate Commerce Committee and principal advisor on privacy and e-commerce to its chairman, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

Provenzano has been with NRF since 2011. She has been leading the retail industry’s efforts on patent litigation reform BethProvenzano-weband continues to play a crucial role in the debate over swipe fees. Before joining NRF, she served as deputy chief of staff for the Office of the Secretary of the Senate and staffed Senators John Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and Bob Graham, D-Fla.

“As public policy and regulation advance in the technology and privacy realm, NRF is primed and ready for the challenge,” Shay said. “Beth’s promotion and Paul’s hiring send a strong signal that retail is a technologically driven and innovative industry, and that NRF is the voice of this consumer-driven industry.”

 
Joel Kneedler to join W Publishing Group PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:46 PM EDT

WPublishingMatt Baugher, senior vice president and publisher of W Publishing Group, a Thomas Nelson imprint, announces the hiring of Joel Kneedler as associate publisher. Recently serving as a lead agent for Alive Communications, Kneedler brings with him a wealth of experience in a variety of publishing areas.

"Throughout his publishing career, Joel has exemplified a deep passion for meaningful author relationships and strong content development,” Baugher said. “For the many projects on which we have partnered together, he has been a key part of our strategic campaigns, and I know that he will be a valuable asset for our authors going forward. His background in publicity, marketing and acquisition will all be utilized in his new role as associate publisher, and we couldn't be more thrilled that he will be joining our team."

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Jesse Wisnewski to lead B&H trade book marketing PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 02:52 PM EDT

JesseWisnewskiB&H Publishing Group is adding to the company’s leadership in the trade book area with the hire of Jesse Wisnewski, former content manager of Resurgence in Seattle.

Wisnewski brings 10 years of experience in ministry and marketing to the B&H team. For the past two years, he has risen in leadership to oversee the content strategy and assist with the marketing for the Resurgence, part of Mars Hill Church. Resurgence produces and markets dozens of books as well as regional and national conferences. Part of his position was to assist with the development of marketing campaigns by identifying content marketing strategies for Resurgence Books.

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Eerdmans Publishing announces new director of sales PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 16 June 2014 10:37 AM EDT

BobHetico-webWm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. recently named Bob Hetico as the company’s new director of sales. In his new role, Hetico will lead an eight-person sales team to generate revenue growth in print and digital book formats.

Most recently the national sales manager at InterVarsity Press, he had previously served as director of trade sales at Augsburg Fortress Publishers and director of sales and marketing at Judson Press.

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New DaySpring executive brings ‘unique business perspective’ PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:17 AM EDT

MarkMcKane-webDaySpring has announced the addition of Mark McKane as the new senior vice president of retail for the Siloam Springs, Arkansas-based Christian card and gift company.

“I am pleased that an executive of Mark’s extensive experience and background has chosen to join our DaySpring team,” said James Barnett, president of DaySpring. “Mark brings both business acumen and a heart for people that I believe will contribute significantly to DaySpring’s future success.”

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