Dan Steever has been named president and publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs, Colo., He succeeds Gene Carr, who has served as interim publisher since April.
Steever most recently served as chief executive officer at Schaumburg, Ill.-based marketing services firm PromoWorks LLC, the nation’s largest provider of in-store engagement and sampling programs serving national consumer packaged goods companies and major retailers.
Prior to that, Steever served as president of Marian Heath Greeting Cards from April 2002 to May 2008. He worked alongside Kushner to develop a distribution strategy and sales model that became an industry benchmark and resulted in revenue tripling during his tenure.
Earlier in his career, Steever held several general management leadership positions at ADVO Inc. During a nine-year period he helped the organization develop sales expertise, products and advertiser relationships, resulting in increased revenue and a larger customer base.