SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ursula Morgan has been promoted to Vice President, Future Plus the contract publishing division of Future US. Morgan was previously the Group Publishing Director of Future Plus and has been with the organization since 1997.
Morgan is a veteran of publishing, serving in numerous positions within the industry throughout her career. In this new expanded role, Morgan will oversee the custom publishing division including magazines, websites, apps and marketing materials and will report directly to John Marcom, president Future US. She will also serve as the point of contact for clients, develop new business and spearhead the division's creative, production and inter-department teams.
"It is an exciting time to be in this role. The publishing and marketing world is going through significant changes, however well-crafted content will always be in vogue," said Morgan. "Future Plus has a portfolio of well-established strong products combined with a massively creative team of editorial professionals. I am looking forward to deepening our existing partnerships and expanding our portfolio even further."
Morgan successfully launched several consumer magazines during her tenure at Future US. Reporting directly to the board of directors, Morgan managed the budget, finance forecast, monthly reporting as well as P&L for the entire Hobbies and Craft portfolio. Her successes include raising revenues, subscription retention rates and reducing costs. Before joining the Future US team, Morgan was an experienced Art Director working for consumer and trade publications such as T3, Redline, Good Housekeeping, Design Week and Marketing Week.
"Ursula is an invaluable asset to the Future US team," said John Marcom, president, Future US. "She brings the experience, knowledge, leadership and relationships that will be crucial to expanding Future US and Future Plus' strategy."
Future US is a leading publisher of digital media properties and special interest publications. The company's properties include market-leading sites and titles in the games, music, technology and men's and women's special-interest markets. Future's outlets reach a monthly audience of 29 million.
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About Future US
Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK and US creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong market positions in games, music, technology, action sports, film, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines in the US include Official Xbox Magazine, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, Nintendo Power, PC Gamer, Guitar World, Maximum PC and Mac|Life, while our UK business publishes leading titles such as T3, Total Film, Digital Camera, Fast Car and Classic Rock. Our web sites include GamesRadar, BikeRadar, TechRadar, and MusicRadar. Future sells over 4 million magazines each month; we attract more than 11 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 16 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK's biggest exporter of monthly magazines.
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