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Forbes Promotes Tom Davis to CMO

Forbes has promoted Tom Davis from vice president, sales and marketing, to CMO.  Davis has been with Forbes since 2008. Prior to that he worked at the tech media company, International Data Group.

“Tom is a transformational leader who has shepherded key teams at Forbes to great success through industry and product disruption,” said Forbes Media’s chief revenue officer, Meredith Kopit Levien, in a statement. “Elevating him to do so at the enterprise level and across our various business units enables even more growth and opportunity for Forbes.”

Davis succeeds Jack Laschever, who has been promoted to president of Forbes Conferences.

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Franken and Davis on Letterman

The internets are being flooded with old film clips of new Senator-to-be-soon-elect Al Franken.

This one we really like because it reminds us how much has changed in late night television. Now it’s all promo tours after promo tours. Franken and his then partner Tom Davis, were going to be working at Caroline’s that week. They were just funny guys being promoted by David Letterman.

Letterman also promoted a young comic, Jay Leno who appeared on his show over 40 times. And then Leno went on to promote anything but other comedians.