MPA Names Three Executives To Key Positions In Repositioning Of Organization
"Chris understands the needs and concerns of magazine media companies as they move to digital platforms," said Link. "We're looking for Chris to leverage industry strengths, identify emerging opportunities and develop plans that strengthen the overall digital interests of magazine publishers."
Howard Polskin Promoted to Executive Vice President/Communications & Events
Link also announced the promotion of Howard Polskin to Executive Vice President/Communications & Events.
"We've promoted Howard in recognition of the key role he's played positioning MPA and magazine media on both print and digital platforms in the strongest possible light," said Ms. Link. "In particular, he drove several key MPA initiatives including the inception and growth of MPA's annual 24/7 digital conference, MPA's first e-reading event and MPA's digital awards." In the past year, the Communications Department, under Polskin, Link noted, created a robust e-reading section with several exclusive features including The ERB (E-Reading Blog), which contains daily updates about how developments in the mobile e-reading space impact magazine publishers.
Polskin, who was previously MPA Senior Vice President/Communications & Events, is responsible for MPA's corporate communications activities, MPA's website, MPA's Daily News Roundup and the Information Services Department. He will also oversee MPA events.
About Magazine Publishers of America
Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) is the industry association for consumer magazines. Established in 1919, the MPA represents approximately 225 domestic publishing companies with more than 1,000 titles, nearly 50 international companies and more than 100 associate members. Staffed by magazine industry specialists, the MPA is headquartered in New York City, with an office of government affairs in Washington, DC.