IDG’s Network World Appoints Two Regional Ad Directors

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (January 26, 1998) – Network World, the leading newsweekly of enterprise network computing, today announced the appointment of two Regional Advertising Directors. Effective immediately, Network World Regional Managers Sandra Kupiec and Tom Davis have been promoted to Advertising Director, Western Region and Advertising Director, Eastern Region, respectively. The promotions come after another banner year for Network World, which experienced dramatic increases in both revenue and market share.

Newly assigned Advertising Director, Western Region, Sandra Kupiec, promoted from West Coast Regional Manager, has been with Network World for over ten years. "Sandra has increased our West coast market share and pages considerably, while simultaneously establishing an incredibly solid sales team in her region," said Carol Lasker, Associate Publisher of Network World. Kupiec, based out of Network World's Santa Clara, California office, manages a team of seven.

Tom Davis, promoted from East Coast Regional Manager to Advertising Director, Eastern Region, has been with Network World for just over a year and a half. "In a surprisingly short time, Tom has increased our market share, pages and revenue on the East coast," said Lasker. During his short tenure, Davis has also designed and implemented Network World's innovative and successful internal A/E training program, said Lasker. Davis oversees a team of seven and is based out of Network World's Rochelle Park, New Jersey office.

Network World (http://www.nwfusion.com) is the industry's only newsweekly shaping the future of network computing in the enterprise. Through its publishing, education, software and online products and services, Network World empowers Network IS professionals with the knowledge to deliver the open applications and infrastructure required to meet their evolving business needs.

Network World is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 285 computer magazines and newspapers and 500 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology specific sites around the world through IDG.net (http://www.idg.net), which comprises more than 200 targeted Web sites in 52 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 110 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 49 offices in 41 countries worldwide. Company information is available at http://www.idg.com.

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· Network World is a trademark of International Data Group