Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Names Sarah Gormley Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) today announced that Sarah Gormley has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing. In this position, she will work closely with the senior management team, developing communications strategy for the company’s media and merchandising businesses, and devising marketing plans for select initiatives. She will report to Executive Chairman Charles Koppelman.
A seasoned executive with nearly 15 year of experience working in corporate and business communications, Ms. Gormley joins MSLO from IMAX Corporation, where she has worked for the past five years, most recently as Vice President, Corporate Communications. Prior to IMAX, she held senior-level communications positions at National Financial Partners, Fleishman-Hillard and Edelman Public Relations Worldwide.
In announcing the appointment, Mr. Koppelman stated, “Sarah is a talented communications professional and a strategic thinker. Her experience in brand positioning and handling communications for a highly visible, well-known, public company makes her a terrific fit at MSLO. We’re thrilled to have her on the team.”
“MSLO is an iconic brand with a passionate consumer following,” said Ms. Gormley. “I look forward to working with such a talented and dynamic team during an exciting time in the organization’s evolution.”
A graduate of DePauw University, Ms. Gormley holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.
About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Publishing segment encompasses four magazines, including the company’s flagship publication, Martha Stewart Living, periodic special issues and books. The marthastewart.com website provides consumers with instant access to MSLO’s multimedia library, search and find capabilities, recipes, online workshops, community and personalization, as well as wedding-planning tools powered by WeddingWire and digital invitations with pingg.com. The Broadcasting segment produces the Emmy-winning, daily television series, “The Martha Stewart Show,” and other original programming on Hallmark Channel, including “Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn” and “Whatever with Alexis & Jennifer.” Broadcasting also encompasses Martha Stewart Living Radio on SIRIUS channel 112 and XM channel 157 as part of “The Best of SIRIUS.” In addition to its media properties, MSLO offers high-quality Martha Stewart products through licensing agreements with carefully selected companies, including the Martha Stewart Collection exclusively at Macy’s, the Martha Stewart Living line of home-improvement products at The Home Depot, Martha Stewart Crafts with EK Success at Michaels and independent retailers, the Martha Stewart Pets line at PetSmart and more. In 2008, Emeril Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands; MSLO acquired the assets related to Lagasse’s media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks, and emerils.com website and his licensed kitchen and food products. For additional information about MSLO, visit www.marthastewart.com.
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