TULSA, Okla., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has hired Lawrence Hunter Jones as the Sponsorship Sales Manager for the company's North America power generation events. Jones, who will remain based in Houston, TX, will sell sponsorships for the industry's leading events including POWER-GEN International, COAL-GEN, NUCLEAR POWER International and Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America.
"Jones' experience in power generation makes him a perfect fit in this role for PennWell. He is known for driving revenue growth and market-share increases by consistently delivering value performance and dependability," said Richard Baker, Senior Vice president of PennWell's Power Group.
Prior to joining PennWell, Jones held numerous sales positions including Director at TradeFair Group, Inc., an Access Intelligence Company where he managed a portfolio concentrating on power generation in North America including Electric Power Exposition and RETECH; Sales Manager at TradeFair Group, where he was the top producer for the company; and Commercial Sales Representative at Lanier Worldwide, Inc.
Jones will join an impressive line-up of top-notch sales professionals at PennWell. Recently POWER-GEN International, the world's largest conference and exhibition for the power generation and public utilities sector, announced a record-breaking attendance of nearly 22,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibitors.
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: Oil and gas, electric power, water, electronics, semiconductor, contamination control, optoelectronics, fiberoptics, enterprise storage, fire, emergency services and dental. Founded in 1910, PennWell publishes 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, web sites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; Houston, Texas; London, England; Fairlawn, New Jersey; Moscow, Russia; and Hong Kong, China.
SOURCE PennWell Corporation