SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impressed by her strategic sales skills, product and industry knowledge, and strong client service orientation, Business Wire has promoted Tana Johnson to San Francisco regional sales manager.
Johnson, who joined Business Wire in September 2015 as an account executive, immediately distinguished herself for her presentation skills, keen business development focus, and leadership abilities. Her contributions to Business Wire’s success in the competitive Bay Area market were recognized -- and rewarded with today’s promotion announcement.
“San Francisco, our co-headquarters city, is important to Business Wire on many levels,” said Cathy Baron Tamraz, Business Wire CEO, who began her 37-year career with the company in the San Francisco newsroom. “Business Wire was born there in 1961, and we have been closely identified with the local business community ever since. Our growth mirrors the success of local start-ups that have become industry icons; we pride ourselves for contributing to their global status. San Francisco is pivotal to Business Wire’s success: past, present, and future.”
With nearly two-decades of sales experience, Johnson is clearly up to the challenge of maintaining Business Wire’s edge. Most recently, Johnson served as an account director for IDG Enterprise, as a Digital Account Executive for Hearst Media Services, representing the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com, and as a senior account manager for UBM focusing on the technology sector.
“I’m excited to lead a dynamic sales team that is full of enthusiasm and energy,” said Johnson, an alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley. “Business Wire is well positioned to grow in a market that it has called home for 55 years. Our unique offerings, including BizWireTV, news and picture capsules, and strategic partnerships worldwide, provide our clients with a value proposition that is unmatched in the industry.”
About Business Wire:
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and IR websites, build content marketing platforms, generate social engagements and provide audience analysis that improves interaction with specified target markets. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented simultaneous NX Network. Business Wire has 29 offices worldwide to securely meet the varying needs of communications professionals and news consumers. In 2015, Business Wire teamed up with Al Roker Entertainment to create BizWireTV, a bi-weekly digital video news program that features the top trending news releases that cross the wire.