Martin Named President of Ackerman McQueen

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ackerman McQueen

    OKLAHOMA CITY, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmund O. Martin has been named
 president of Ackerman McQueen effective April 30, according to Angus L.
 McQueen, agency chairman and CEO.
     Martin had been vice president of the Oklahoma Publishing Company (OPUBCO)
 and general manager of The Oklahoman since 1987.  He was a 31-year employee of
 OPUBCO.
     "I'm grateful that among the many opportunities on his horizon, Ed was
 persuaded to stay in Oklahoma City and join us," said McQueen.  "He's a
 consummate professional, dynamic executive and community leader.  It's a
 perfect fit."
     Martin joined The Oklahoman in 1970 in the retail advertising department
 after graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in
 business administration.  He served in various managerial positions before
 being transferred to Colorado Springs in 1977 as general manager and publisher
 of the Colorado Springs Sun.  He returned to The Oklahoman and was named
 general manager in January 1987 and elected vice president of The Oklahoma
 Publishing Co. in March of that year.
     Martin's responsibilities at the newspaper included managing all
 departments, including the newsroom.  He negotiated the purchase of The
 Broadmoor Hotel in 1988 for OPUBCO and later served on the board of the
 Colorado Springs historic landmark.  He also served on the board of Shaw
 Publishing Co., Charlotte, N.C., formerly owned by OPUBCO.
     "Ackerman McQueen is an impressive, fast-growing company with an
 increasing national presence," Martin said.  "I'm excited about this
 opportunity to join and contribute to that momentum.
     "And with so many longtime friends and business associates in Oklahoma
 City, Kathy and I feel very blessed to be able to stay here," Martin said.
     Martin has held leadership positions with the Greater Oklahoma City
 Chamber of Commerce, the Oklahoma City United Way, the Last Frontier Council
 of the Boy Scouts, Oklahoma Christian University, the State Fair of Oklahoma
 and many others.
     His professional associations include national involvement in the
 newspaper and publishing world, including the Newspaper Association of
 America.  He has served as past president and chairman of the Southern
 Newspaper Publishers Association and Southern Production Program Inc.
 
     Ackerman McQueen is a full service marketing, advertising and public
 relations agency with offices in Oklahoma City, Dallas, Tulsa, Colorado
 Springs and Washington, D.C.  The $255 million agency is ranked among the 100
 largest advertising agencies in the U.S. by Advertising Age.
 
 

SOURCE Ackerman McQueen
    OKLAHOMA CITY, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmund O. Martin has been named
 president of Ackerman McQueen effective April 30, according to Angus L.
 McQueen, agency chairman and CEO.
     Martin had been vice president of the Oklahoma Publishing Company (OPUBCO)
 and general manager of The Oklahoman since 1987.  He was a 31-year employee of
 OPUBCO.
     "I'm grateful that among the many opportunities on his horizon, Ed was
 persuaded to stay in Oklahoma City and join us," said McQueen.  "He's a
 consummate professional, dynamic executive and community leader.  It's a
 perfect fit."
     Martin joined The Oklahoman in 1970 in the retail advertising department
 after graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in
 business administration.  He served in various managerial positions before
 being transferred to Colorado Springs in 1977 as general manager and publisher
 of the Colorado Springs Sun.  He returned to The Oklahoman and was named
 general manager in January 1987 and elected vice president of The Oklahoma
 Publishing Co. in March of that year.
     Martin's responsibilities at the newspaper included managing all
 departments, including the newsroom.  He negotiated the purchase of The
 Broadmoor Hotel in 1988 for OPUBCO and later served on the board of the
 Colorado Springs historic landmark.  He also served on the board of Shaw
 Publishing Co., Charlotte, N.C., formerly owned by OPUBCO.
     "Ackerman McQueen is an impressive, fast-growing company with an
 increasing national presence," Martin said.  "I'm excited about this
 opportunity to join and contribute to that momentum.
     "And with so many longtime friends and business associates in Oklahoma
 City, Kathy and I feel very blessed to be able to stay here," Martin said.
     Martin has held leadership positions with the Greater Oklahoma City
 Chamber of Commerce, the Oklahoma City United Way, the Last Frontier Council
 of the Boy Scouts, Oklahoma Christian University, the State Fair of Oklahoma
 and many others.
     His professional associations include national involvement in the
 newspaper and publishing world, including the Newspaper Association of
 America.  He has served as past president and chairman of the Southern
 Newspaper Publishers Association and Southern Production Program Inc.
 
     Ackerman McQueen is a full service marketing, advertising and public
 relations agency with offices in Oklahoma City, Dallas, Tulsa, Colorado
 Springs and Washington, D.C.  The $255 million agency is ranked among the 100
 largest advertising agencies in the U.S. by Advertising Age.
 
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