SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Warner Boutin has been named Business Wire's Seattle regional manager, with responsibility for growing the company's market share in the Pacific Northwest.
Boutin, who reports to regional vice president Matt Policastro, will direct Business Wire's sales efforts in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Oregon. Current clients in his territory include Amazon, Nike and Starbucks.
Most recently a senior account executive in Business Wire's Los Angeles office, Boutin previously held sales executive positions with VMS and CDW, and worked as an associate producer for the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City. He is a graduate of St. Lawrence University.
"Since joining Business Wire in 2010, Warner has distinguished himself as a leader who can overcome challenges and deliver results," said Ken Bouton, global vice president of sales, who made today's announcement. "Warner enjoyed remarkable success in Los Angeles and we look forward to similar results in Seattle."
Boutin has been active in numerous professional associations. Boutin served as IABC Los Angeles vice president of communications, where he expanded the chapter's footprint through co-hosted industry events and sponsorship of the LA tech scene. Other industry affiliations include HPRA, NIRI, SMCLA and PRSA.
Boutin also is an acclaimed documentary film producer. His feature film, "Roll Out, Cowboy" won best documentary at the 2010 Seattle True Independent Film Festival. He also has won awards at film festivals in Edmonton, Canada, and Atlanta, among other honors.
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