CMP's VARBusiness Names Susan Pienkos-Kostbar Eastern Advertising Director

May 28, 1997

CMP's VARBusiness magazine has appointed former National Sales Manager Susan Pienkos-Kostbar to the new position of Eastern Advertising Director.

Pienkos-Kostbar began her career with CMP in 1992 as National Account Manager with CommunicationsWeek. She left CMP to join Cahners Publishing Co. as an Eastern Regional Manager for Reseller Management in 1994, and re-joined the company in 1996 as a National Sales Manager, XChange Conference Program, which is a series of CMP Sponsored conferences targeted to senior executives from Channel organizations vendors and distributors. Included among Pienkos- Kostbar's career honors and achievements are the CMP Salesperson of the Year Award in 1990, completion of the Stanford Professional Publishing Course in 1991, and the 1995 Reseller Management Achievement Award.

Pienkos-Kostbar will report to VARBusiness Associate Publisher/National Sales Manager Lisa MacKenzie.

VARBusiness, currently celebrating its tenth anniversary, has a qualified circulation of 105,040. The publication provides expert insight and trend analysis about products and technologies that help VARs, integrators, software developers and consultants grow their businesses.

CMP Media Inc. provides publishing, marketing and information services to the broad high-technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers and users of technology -- through print and electronic media. All of CMP's publications and online products can be accessed through the company's TechWeb® site on the Web at In addition to VARBusiness, CMP's Channel Group print titles include Computer Reseller News and Computer Retail Week.

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SOURCE: CMP Media Inc.

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