Business Wire Promotes Joshua Stern to Sales Manager, Los Angeles Bureau


Wednesday, February 6, 2013 8:08 am EST



LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire announced that Joshua Stern has been promoted to sales manager of Business Wire’s Los Angeles bureau.

In his new position as sales manager, Stern leads the Los Angeles sales team, where he focuses on expanding the company’s already dominant market position with Fortune 500s, mid- and small-cap companies, agencies and start-ups.

“Los Angeles is a vital and successful office for Business Wire,” said Matthew Policastro, Southern California regional vice president. “Josh has a strong background in sales, enthusiastic attitude and unyielding commitment to client service and retention. I am confident that he will continue the territory's growth while forging meaningful new relationships along the way.”

Stern started as an account executive in 2009 and quickly rose to senior account executive in 2011. During his time at Business Wire, he has landed many key accounts in the Los Angeles market and helped the team achieve year over year revenue growth in his territory. “I am very excited to help lead the Los Angeles sales team this year and beyond,” Stern said. “The office has been fortunate to have steady and consistent growth throughout the years, and with the team we have in place, the future is bright.”

A graduate of the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in Business, Stern currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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