Marc Held Joins NAPCO Media as President of Promo Marketing Group
NAPCO Media, a leading B-to-B media company, today announced that Marc Held has joined the company as president of Promo Marketing Group, whose brands include Promo Marketing, Power Meetings, Print+Promo and Distributor Connect.
Held brings more than 22 years of industry experience to Promo Marketing. He has dedicated his career to helping suppliers grow their business, spending 20 years with Bodek and Rhodes, where he ascended to vice president of sales. He served most recently as vice president of Top 50 Supplier Hit Promotional Products.
Held has been an active member of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), serving as chair of the Professional Development Committee, on the Promotional Apparel Advisory Council and as co-chair of the NALC Conference. He’s also served on the Premier Group board of directors and as president of the Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA).
"I am excited to join NAPCO Media and lead the future growth of Promo Marketing Group. It is a privilege to work with such a strong team of professionals who have brought the business to where it is today,” said Held. “My experience over the past 20 years complements NAPCO Media's strategic goals, and I look forward to bringing a unique perspective to the business with my apparel and promotional experience."
His experience in the apparel market will be indispensable as NAPCO Media develops its new partnership with SGIA and the launch of printingunited, a show focusing on the convergence of technologies in visual communications, including textile, garment, packaging, commercial, industrial and direct-to-object.
"We are excited to welcome Marc into the NAPCO Media family. He is a proven leader and brings a wealth of industry experience to our team," said Dave Leskusky, president of NAPCO Media. “Our mission is to help our readers and advertisers grow their business and Marc has spent his career doing just that. He’s the perfect fit for NAPCO Media and I look forward to utilizing his years of sales and marketing experience on the supplier side to help us develop new products and services for the industry."
NAPCO Media is a business-to-business media company serving the printing and packaging, publishing, marketing, retail and nonprofit, promotional products and consumer technology industries. Its mission is to build community between its audience and clients through integrated media programs, video services, events, marketing services, custom content and e-learning. www.napco.com