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The Week Publications Adds Three to Sales Team

The Week Publications, parent of The Week and Mental Floss, have added three staffers to its sales team. Below are the details.

    • John Guehl rejoins the company as director of digital sales development. He previously served as an account director for The Week and TheWeek.com, from 2007 to 2012. Guehl most recently served as executive sales development director for Bon Appétit.
    • James Alfieri has been named Northeast director. Alfieri most recently managed almost half of The Economist’s top 20 corporate accounts.
    • Matt Estrada has been named Southwestern director. Estrada comes to The Week Publications from Say Media, where he served as a senior sales executive.
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The Week GM Promoted to President

Steven Kotok_10575_10576.JPGFirst on FishbowlNY: Steven Kotok, general manager of The Week‘s U.S. edition, is being promoted to president of The Week Publications, Inc. He has been with the magazine since 2002 and in his current position since 2007.

Kotok joined Dennis Publishing, which produces The Week, in 1996 and served as publisher of Maxim Books before joining the American version of the successful newsmagazine. It’s one of the few publications gaining advertising pages, posting double-digit percentage gain during the first quarter of 2009. Adweek named The Week No. 1 on its “10 Under 60″ Hot List.

In one of Kotok’s first moves as president, he announced a host of other new positions. Kevin Morgan is the new CFO, while Arielle Starkman joins as controller. David Weeks moves from The Economist to become international advertising director. Lori Crook joins as production director with Shelby Washington coming onboard as senior promotion manager.

Both releases are after the jump.

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