Future US

January 28, 2010 09:00 ET

Future US Promotes Rachelle Considine to Vice President of Sales & Marketing

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2010) - Future US, the special-interest media company, today announced the promotion of Rachelle Considine to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Considine will now oversee marketing and sales development and advertising sales in Future's gaming magazines as well as Future's consumer-branded online digital portfolio. Attracting millions of online readers, Future's digital properties include the websites of print publications, GamesRadar, and the news aggregators ShowHype, BallHype and the Blips websites.

"During her tenure with Future, Rachelle has been instrumental in helping us sharpen our focus, improve our execution and heighten our ambitions in an ever-changing media landscape," said John Marcom, President and CEO of Future US. "Her leadership and deep expertise in the market will enable us to continue to strengthen our brands while leading the industry in service, creativity and enthusiasm."

"I am proud to be a part of a world-class publishing company that understands the interests and needs of its readers and backs it up with a proven record of providing the rich content they are looking for," said Considine. "At its core, Future is passionate about all forms of media and the ability to speak with, not at our readers. I look forward to working with the executive management team to find new ways to connect our readers and partners to grow the company."

Considine joined Future in 2009 as General Manager of the Games Advertising Group. The Games Group revenues are continuing to grow strongly under her leadership, as more advertisers realize the role these audiences play in driving industry trends. Prior to joining Future, Considine was responsible for building sales teams, tools and revenue as the Vice President of Sales for What They Like. Earlier in her career, she built her gaming industry sales expertise in the role of National Sales Director at Fox Interactive Media/IGN Entertainment.

About Future

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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