South San Francisco, Calif., January 27th, 2011 – Future US, the special-interest media company, today announced the promotion of Anthony Losanno to National Sales Director, Technology Group. Losanno has quickly proved himself to be a leader and valuable asset to the sales team, consistently exceeding sales goals and solidifying a solid reputation within the industry. He will lead the national sales efforts in print, digital, and mobile properties for Maximum Tech, Maximum PC, and Mac|Life.
“We are excited to have someone of Anthony’s caliber to lead Future’s Tech sales team,” said Kate Byrne, VP, Technology Group. “He is respected from coast to coast for his creativity and the exceptional programs he builds for clients.”
“I am very grateful for the opportunity to lead the sales efforts for the Future US Technology Group. All of the brands possess great history with loyal fans and tremendous marketing potential,” said Losanno. “I look forward to working closely with Kate Byrne and the sales team to deliver creative programs for our partners and to further expand our presence in the online, print, and app spaces.”
Losanno joined Future in 2010 and utilizing his 8 years of media experience, closed major deals for the Technology Group as a Regional Sales Director. Prior to Future, Losanno served as the Regional Sales Manager for LAPTOP Magazine where he was awarded the 2009 MIN Sales Executive of the Year. In addition, he served as Managing Editor of LAPTOP Magazine and Assistant Editor for Good Housekeeping.
The Technology Group is expected to surpass its sales of 2010 with a plethora of new offerings and integrated campaigns. To help achieve this success, Losanno will work closely with Greg Ryder-who will continue to serve the West Coast as the Regional Account Manager-and John Ortenzio, who joined the team as East Coast Account Executive.
Future plc is an international special-interest media group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events. We hold market-leading positions in games, film, music, technology, cycling, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines include T3, Total Film, Classic Rock, Guitar World and Official Xbox Magazine. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, and techradar.com . Future sells more than 3 million magazines each month; we attract more than 20 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 27 annual live events. In addition, Future exports or syndicates publications to 90 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.