Blacker Named Executive Director of Cinema Ad Council

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Thu, 03/05/2009 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

The Cinema Advertising Council has elected Andrew L. Blacker as executive director.  Blacker who is senior vice president marketing and research Screenvision will also join Dave Kupiec CAC’s new president and chairman in the role of director cinema advertising vendors representing 5 000 screens or more. 
 Blacker recently joined Screenvision and has nearly 15 years of experience in the media and marketing fields and a primary focus in digital strategy sales and development.  Most recently Blacker was vice president Discovery Communications Commerce Division where he oversaw marketing online/offline promotions and new business strategy and development.  He was also a member of the Executive Strategy Group.  
  Prior to Discovery Blacker was director of the AOL Networks Marketing and Strategy group overseeing Network Specials and was the director of creative development including custom publishing for advertisers and content partners. He also served as the vice president sales and marketing at and managed InfoSeek Corporation’s Business Development and various sales efforts. Blacker started his career at Hearst New Media & Technology where he created the first interactive classifieds section for Hearst New Media and 
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