Ian Slade (second from left) is welcomed by (from left) GEN Editor-in-Chief John Sterling, GEN Group Publisher Sande Giaccone, and Publisher Mary Ann Liebert.
Ian Slade has joined Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) as the new Advertising Sales Manager for the U.K. and Europe. Effective July 1, he will be responsible for driving advertising growth both in print and online throughout the U.K. and the European continent.
“Ian is joining us as we embark on ambitious plans to expand our global reach and editorial content,” said Sande Giaccone, GEN Group Publisher. “The U.K. and European markets are essential components of GEN’s advertising base and also home to a large portion of GEN’s international audience.”
Ian arrives at GEN with 15 years of experience in sales and marketing in life science publications. “I am absolutely delighted to come aboard GEN, the world’s leading biotechnology publication,” said Slade (Ph. 44-7768-397068; email: [email protected]). “Having witnessed the development of GEN from the outside over the last 30 years, I am now proud to be a member of the team!”
“GEN’s prominence in the U.K. and the rest of Europe requires a full-time advertising sales executive dedicated exclusively to GEN,” said Mary Ann Liebert, president and CEO of the company that bears her name, and publisher of GEN. “GEN and our peer review journals such as Tissue Engineering, Human Gene Therapy, and Stem Cells and Development will provide our advertisers with new and unique programs for branding and growth of their products and services.”