June 23, 2010 15:34 ET

Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. Hires Kevin Martinez as Vice President, Brand Publisher, ELLE

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  Alain Lemarchand, President & CEO, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. ( today announced that Kevin Martinez has been named Vice President, Brand Publisher for ELLE. He will start fulltime on July 6, 2010. He will report to Robin Domeniconi, who was recently hired as Senior Vice President, Chief Brand Officer for the ELLE Group.

Martinez joins HFM U.S. from a post at Harper's Bazaar as Associate Publisher, where he spent seven years and worked closely with publisher Valerie Salembier. While at Harper's Bazaar Martinez was responsible for significant advertising page gains and revenue growth and developed critical relationships with major clients and retailers of He was unanimously awarded "Mentor of the Year" in 2008 by the Magazine Publishers of America in the first year the award was given.

"To say I'm enthusiastic is an understatement," said Martinez. "ELLE is a large and prestigious brand and working with Robin Domeniconi, who has such a strong background both in digital and publishing will be invigorating. This, along with the brand-building structure that's in play at HFM U.S. is truly an opportunity to work in the slipstream of where media is going."

"I am very excited about what Kevin brings to ELLE in expertise and deep relationships, and even more so by what he brings to our partners in the advertising community: a keen focus on moving their businesses forward by connecting them to our content and our audiences," said Domeniconi.

Martinez is married with three children and lives in Manhattan.

About ELLE
ELLE is the #1 global fashion magazine, with 42 editions, 23 million readers, and 6 million copies sold per month worldwide. The U.S. edition reaches an audience of 5.3 million readers, who find in ELLE a rich mix of high and low that leads the reader to discover her personal style.

About Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.)
Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.) is an innovation-driven company with a heritage as strong brand builders, experts and producers of credible content on all platforms including print, web sites, mobile, television, radio, events, books and other brand extensions. We look to the future and create it, by developing new ideas and directions to deepen relationships making them more rewarding for our communities. Our engaged audiences of over 40 million people and editorial environments deliver rich opportunities for advertisers and partners. We produce brands in the following categories: Fashion, Beauty and Design (ELLE, ELLE DECOR, and ELLEgirl); Women & Wellness (Woman's Day, Woman's Day Special Interest Publications); Automotive (Car and Driver and Road & Track as part of Jumpstart Automotive Group) Motorcycling (Cycle World) and Entertainment (Premiere). HFM U.S. launched Glo, a new online women's lifestyle brand, with partners MSN and BermanBraun. HFM U.S. is part of Lagardère's (Lagardè media division Lagardère Active, a producer of special-interest content in more than 40 countries.

Contact Information

  • PR Contact:
    Kate Berg
    VP, Corporate Communications
    Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S.
    212 767 5810
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