Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer at E4 Media Advisory Group

Location:
150 Gulf Shore Blvd South, Naples, Florida, United States

General Information

Experience

Distripress

President and Chief Executive Officer  - COMAG

Executive Vice President  - The Hearst Corporation

President and Chief Executive Officer  - Source Interlink Companies , Inc.

President and Chief Executive Officer  - Comag Marketing Group LLC

Senior Executive Positions  - Gemstar-TV Guide International , Inc.

Education

Hearst Management Institute

University of Florida

Affiliations

Board Member  - MPA

Board Member  - MPA

Board Member  - Magazine Publishers of America Inc

Board Member  - MPA

Board Member  - MPA

Board Member  - IPDA

Merchandise Advisory Board  - GMDC

Member of the Sustainability Committee  - Wal-Mart Stores , Inc.

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Michael L. Sullivan, President & CEO
Michael L. Sullivan was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Source Interlink Companies, Inc. in April 2010. Source Interlink Companies, a market leader as both a magazine publisher and national wholesale distributor, was a global business enterprise employing 6,000 associates and generating over $1.6 billion in revenues annually. In 2011 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Source, now known as TEN - The Enthusiast Network, is the publisher of Motor Trend and Automobile Magazine as well as 75 other titles and 100 web sites which focus on the automotive and sports enthusiast categories. Source's wholesale distribution division was the second largest distributor of magazines and books in the US with a 33% market share and major distribution centers in Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles. Sullivan oversaw all business aspects of Source Interlink Companies and its subsidiaries until February 2014 when the businesses were separated and he was selected to head up the distribution business. Prior to that, he served for eleven years as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Comag Marketing Group, LLC (CMG), a joint venture between Hearst Magazines and Conde Nast. Before being tapped to head CMG, he served as an Executive Vice President of Hearst Distribution Group, Inc. (HDG). Since entering the periodical industry in 1983, he has served in senior executive positions with TV Guide and The News Group. Mr. Sullivan has taken a leadership role in representing the publishing industry throughout his career. Most recently he served on the Board of Directors of the Magazine Publishers Association (MPA). He also served as a member of the Walmart Sustainability Committee, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the International Periodical Distributors Association (IPDA), the Board of Directors for The 25 Year Club, GMDC General Merchandise Advisory Board, and was a member of The Magazine Retail Advisory Council (MRAC). In 2010 he was presented with the prestigious Industry Leadership Award. Known as a change leader throughout the industry, he has been extremely active in customer and industry relations throughout his career, speaking frequently on behalf of the media industry. Sullivan is a graduate of the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida and attended the Hearst Management Institute, Medill School, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

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Mr. Michael Sullivan
President and Chief Executive Officer Source Interlink Companies, Inc.

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President and CEO Source Interlink Companies, Inc.

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