Summit Business Media Names Andy Rowe as Publisher of Claims Magazine

Sep 21, 2011, 11:24 ET from Summit Business Media

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Business Media announced today that Andy Rowe has been named publisher for Claims Magazine. Rowe, who has more than 20 years' experience in developing integrated media packages and growing advertising sales, was Senior Vice President Publishing for PYMNTS.COM where he managed all sales and marketing. Previously he was also Group Publisher at SourceMedia in charge of four print publications, numerous Websites and eNewsletters. Rowe will be responsible for all sales and publishing activity on Claims Magazine as well as the Claims Connection eNewsletter and the Claims Channel on

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Claims Magazine, launched in 1958, is the number one resource for claims professionals and the only independent voice within the claims industry. Claims reports on disasters, insurance crime, emerging trends in insurance claims, regulatory, judicial and legislative changes, and provides expert advice and educational articles covering techniques for handling insured losses. Claims Connection eNewsletter subscribers have grown by 23% since January 2011. On, the Claims Channel is also one of the most popular sections with nearly 190,000 page views in August 2011.  

"I am thrilled to be part of an outstanding brand and the leader in the claims market," said Rowe. "Claims readers are very loyal to the magazine and I look forward to expanding on the current success with even more integrated media options for our advertising partners."

"The addition of Andy to the Claims team comes at a pivotal moment in the evolution of media," said Chris Luke, property & casualty group publisher. "As we continue to grow Claims Magazine and the claims channel on, I am confident that Andy's experience in driving revenue growth and product development will be a key contributor to expanding our integrated media business."

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