Eric Rutter joins Progressive Business Media as vp, audience marketing
Retail Editor 3 -- Home Textiles Today, July 8, 2013
Greensboro, N.C. - Eric Rutter has been named vice president of audience marketing for Progressive Business Media, parent company of Home Textiles Today and its sister publications.
In the newly created position, Rutter will oversee the circulation of all of the publications, working with Angela Tanner, who remains audience marketing manager.
Rutter is an industry veteran and ABM Circulation Career Award recipient, held senior audience marketing positions with Reed Business Information (one-time owner of HTT) and other industry publications.
"Progressive Business Media is an exciting company on the move and I am thrilled to be a part of this expanding organization," Rutter said.
He will be based in Colorado and will report to Kevin Castellani, president of Progressive Media and publisher of Furniture/Today.
"Anticipating and exceeding the needs of one's audience is crucial to any business, and we are excited to have someone with Eric's skills join our team," said Castellani.
Matthew Slaine, president of FT Media holdings, parent company of Progressive Business Media, said, "Having Eric join our team represents our commitment not only to growing our infrastructure, but to do so with the best possible people available to us."
"The fact that Eric joins our team with a deep understanding of all of our leading brands as well as a vision of how to take them to the next level makes him a great new addition to our already strong team," Slaine added.
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