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Hearst Business Media

November 16, 2015 13:00 ET

Floor Covering Weekly Names Tim Koorbusch Chief Revenue and Business Development Officer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) - Hearst Business Media today announced the appointment of Tim Koorbusch as chief revenue and business development officer of Floor Covering Weekly (FCW), the leading source of news and information for the global flooring industry. The announcement was made by Richard P. Malloch, president of Hearst Business Media, the group that includes FCW, and Santiago Montero, publisher and editor-in-chief of FCW. The appointment is effective immediately.

In this newly created role, Koorbusch has responsibility for leading FCW's sales and marketing teams, creating strategic business partnerships and maximizing revenue opportunities.

"Tim's outstanding track record in building multi-platform sales organizations, growing revenue and developing new brand extensions will serve FCW well," Malloch said. "He will be instrumental in driving expansion and new revenue opportunities as we look to the next stage of growth."

Koorbusch was most recently executive vice president and publisher of The Week, TheWeek.com and MentalFloss.com. Prior, he held positons at leading media brands, including Say Media, Sports Illustrated Golf Group, Sunset and Fortune.

"This is an exciting time for FCW and I look forward to working closely with Tim as we continue to expand and enhance our brand," Montero said. "I think Tim's experience is going to help us grow into new markets we might not have considered previously."

Koorbusch holds a bachelor's in business administration from New Hampshire College.

About Floor Covering Weekly
Established in 1952 and acquired by Hearst in 1980, Floor Covering Weekly has a proud history of reaching the most influential people and companies in the floor covering industry for more than 60 years. FCW continues to lead, influence and identify the most important trends and events in flooring and is by every measure the undisputed leader. Through such proprietary research as the Statistical Report and ReCostudies, FCW does not merely report on the world of flooring, but in fact has helped shape and define the industry.

About Hearst Business Media
Hearst Business Media, a division of Hearst, is a global technology leader delivering information, insights, analytics, and workflow solutions to meet worldwide needs in the finance, healthcare and transportation markets. Its holdings include renowned brands such as Fitch Group, one of the leading global ratings agencies; the Hearst Health network of market-leading healthcare companies First Databank, Zynx, MCG and Homecare Homebase, which provide care guidance to patients, hospitals, and insurers; and Black Book, MOTOR Information Services and Veretech, the premier suppliers of automotive data. Hearst Business Media companies have offices in more than 30 countries.

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