Picture Comics has employed a brand new VP of Gross sales & Publishing Planning: Matt Parkinson, who strikes over from a 17-year stint at Darkish Horse, the place he was VP of Advertising and marketing. Parkinson replaces the not too long ago departed Jeff Boison, and can report on to writer/CCO Eric Stephenson. Ebook Market & Library Gross sales Supervisor Chloe Ramos and Director of Direct Market Gross sales Alex Cox will report back to Parkinson, with Jon Schlaffman, Specialty Gross sales Coordinator, reporting to Cox.
At Darkish Horse Parkinson oversaw all day-to-day operations of the corporate’s advertising division together with publicity, social media, inside firm communications, direct market relations, conventions and particular occasions, promotions, promoting, and way more.
Parkinson was an impression participant at Darkish Horse and would be the identical at Picture. “I’m deeply honored to be becoming a member of the workforce at Picture Comics,” he mentioned in a press release. “For thirty years, the corporate has been on the forefront of creativity and innovation, publishing a number of the most unbelievable tales by essentially the most gifted creators within the business. I look ahead to increasing Picture’s already robust readership and constructing new partnerships as we transfer into the subsequent thirty years of the corporate’s wonderful journey!”
Stephenson was enthused over the rent. “Through the years, we’ve been lucky to work with some spectacularly gifted individuals, all of whom have contributed to Picture’s success in numerous methods, and it’s a pleasure so as to add Matt to that record. Myself and the remainder of our wonderful workforce are wanting ahead to working with him on rising our gross sales throughout what has already confirmed to be a unbelievable yr for Picture Comics.
Picture additionally promoted many of us:
Lorelei Bunjes, previously the Director of Digital Providers at Picture, is being promoted as much as VP of Digital Technique.
Dirk Wooden, previously the Director of Worldwide Gross sales & Licensing, will probably be VP of Worldwide Gross sales & Licensing.
Heather Doornink, previously the Manufacturing Director, is being promoted to VP of Manufacturing.
Nicole Lapalme, formerly the Controller, is being promoted to VP of Finance.
Kat Salazar, previously the Director of PR & Advertising and marketing, is being promoted as much as VP of PR & Advertising and marketing.
Of the promotions, Stephenson mentioned “We’re additionally excited to present some extra recognition to a number of members of our government stage workers. By way of manufacturing, accounting, and our advertising, Heather, Nicole, and Kat have every had a vastly transformative impact on our operations. Lorelei and Dirk are comparatively new hires, however each have equally impressed us with their stage of perception, power, and dedication, and it’s already tough to think about how we ever bought alongside with out them.”