Atlantic Media’s Defense One today announced that Iain Williamson has been named associate publisher. Williamson will focus on furthering the brand’s advertising relationships and sales strategy. He was most recently with Intermarkets, Inc. where he served as director of sales and has previously worked for Gannett Government Media Corporation, Defense News, and the Military Times.
In the same announcement – Patrick Lavan has been promoted to senior account director. He joined Atlantic Media in 2011 as a sales fellow and has been promoted since to sales associate, account manager, and account director.
“Iain and Patrick are invaluable additions to our team as we seek to expand even more on Defense One’s early success,” said Constance Sayers Witherspoon, president of Government Executive Media Group in a release. “Their accomplishments in advertising sales prove their ability to succeed not just in that arena, but in the field of defense publishing as a whole.”