CNW promotes Elisa Schupp to lead national sales

Oct 22, 2010, 13:00 ET from Canada NewsWire Ltd.

TORONTO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ - Elisa Schupp, a 26-year veteran of CNW and Canada's newswire industry, has been appointed Vice President, National Sales, it was announced today.

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Ms. Schupp brings to the position her superior team leadership skills, sales acumen, a high energy level and robust enthusiasm for the business. Elisa is well known and respected in the public, government and investor relations communities. As a valued member of the Senior Management Team, Elisa will continue to contribute to the vision, development and execution of CNW's strategic plans.

"Elisa has been a valued member of the CNW Sales team for many years. One of her greatest strengths is her clear ability to understand and respond to client needs. CNW has long held that our position as the market leader depends on respect for our clients, combined with a deep understanding of their needs and a commitment to making them successful. Under Elisa's leadership, I know we will see this reflected across the sales organization," said Carolyn McGill-Davidson, president and CEO.

Ms. Schupp has held progressively senior positions since joining CNW in 1984, including sales, sales management and sales operations. She is an active member of the International Association of Business Communicators, the Canadian Investor Relations Institute, and is chair of the public relations advisory committee at Humber College.

About CNW
CNW is Canada's newswire company, connecting organizations to relevant news and information consumers across the country and around the world. CNW is committed to providing integrated, intelligent communications and disclosure services that help clients work more efficiently and meet their objectives. In addition to newswire distribution, CNW offers webcast, video, photography, social media releases, translation, regulatory filing services and MediaVantage, a web-based solution offering real-time media monitoring, communications workflow solutions and campaign measurement capability.

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