Forbes.com Names East Coast Sales Director

NEW YORK Forbes.com has elevated Richard J. Kosinski to East Coast sales director, an additional directorship for the sales organization.

His promotion comes one year into his tenure as regional sales manager at the Forbes online counterpart. He joined the company’s New York headquarters from CNET Networks, where he was vice president of sales [IQ Daily Briefing, Jan. 8].

He previously worked at The Asian Wall Street Journal as ad director, based in Hong Kong. He also has held senior sales posts at Dow Jones in Singapore and The Wall Street Journal‘s San Francisco office.

“Richard’s been instrumental in growing our advertising revenue and programs, and in making a positive impact on our overall leadership position in the marketplace,” said Bill Flatley, vice president and chief advertising officer at Forbes.com.