Maryellen Oswald Joins CustomRetailer Sales Team
CE industry veteran Maryellen Oswald joined the sales team of CustomRetailer magazine and the CEDIA Electronics Lifestyles publications.
Oswald most recently was a sales and marketing executive for the A/V enthusiast magazine Widescreen Review, which she joined in 1998 and where she held the position of director of marketing and operations. Her responsibilities included advertising and reprint sales, production direction, operations and trade show management.
“I’m delighted to welcome Maryellen to our formidable team of professionals,” said CustomRetailer Publisher Carol Campbell. “Her experience and relationships are a perfect fit for our expanding portfolio of magazines, and I am confident she will be a dynamic new presence in the Consumer Technology Publishing Group (CTPG).”
“We are extremely excited to have Maryellen come on board and add her proven abilities to our accomplished publishing group,” said CTPG President Eric Schwartz. “With Maryellen’s track record, she’s ready to hit the ground running and immediately make a positive impact in the marketplace.”
“I’m really excited about how much I have to share and contribute to this tremendous growth opportunity,” said Oswald. “I am very impressed with the portfolio of publications and the professional marketing tools that articulate the benefits to advertisers. I look forward to working with Carol and her team and being a part of the NAPCO group.”
CTPG, a division of North American Publishing Co. (NAPCO), publishes trade publications Dealerscope, CustomRetailer, Picture Business and Home Furnishings Business and consumer publication E-Gear. It also is the custom publisher of the Official Pre-Show Planner, Directory, Show Guide and Addendum for the International CES, as well as the CEA’s TKO Tour. The CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles publications are also custom-published by CTPG. The group also produces tailored publications for industry groups, such as HTSA Quarterly for the Home Theater Specialists of America, and creates specialty publications such How to Buy HDTV, How to Sell HDTV, How to Buy Audio and How to Sell Audio.