AmericasMart Atlanta today announced the appointment of Mike Gay to the position of senior vp/marketing, according to Jeffrey Portman, Sr., president and chief operating officer of AmericasMart and its AMC, Inc. parent entit
Gay succeeds Mike Turnbull, who has been named senior vp/strategic relations for AMC, Inc., and its AmericasMart and Lightfair International entities.
Gay will pilot the charge in strengthening the AmericasMart brand and its 19 annual markets, which attract retailers from every U.S. state and more than 80 countries, according to the company. He leads a team of Marketing, Advertising, Technology, Retail Services and Publishing professionals—collectively and strategically working together under his leadership to drive the overarching marketing mission.
Gay joins AmericasMart following a 13-year tenure at Philips Consumer Lifestyle in Atlanta, where he served as vp/marketing and general manager of e-Commerce and Value Added Services.
“Mike’s deep experience and passion for marketing and developing solutions for complex businesses made him an ideal leader for AmericasMart,” said Portman. “He is well positioned to advance and enhance our marketing mission, our business and our brand,” Portman adds.