AKRON, Ohio Babcox Media Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Dean Martin to Publisher of Fleet Equipment. Originating in 1974 with a print publication and followed by the additions of its website and e-newsletter, the Fleet Equipment brand is dedicated to serving the 53,000 trucking industry professionals who specify, buy and manage equipment assets for their truck fleet operations.
Prior to his promotion, Martin was Regional Sales Manager for the company, covering territories in the Southeast and South Central United States. A 17-year veteran of Babcox Media, Martin joined Babcox in 1996 as Associate Group Publisher for the company’s Tech Group publications. In 1999, he was named Associate Publisher of Professional NASCAR Garage, which he managed in conjunction with his current role. Prior to joining Babcox, Martin served as publisher of trade publications in the mining and construction industries.
“Dean Martin has been an integral part of the Babcox Media team for a number of years, and the industry expertise he has accrued during that time will serve him well in this new role as publisher of Fleet Equipment,” said Bill Babcox, President of Babcox Media. “We see great things ahead for the brand, and the trucking industry as a whole, and we are very excited for the future of the property with Dean at the helm.”
For additional information, Martin can be reached at [email protected] or at 330-670-1234, ext. 225.
About Babcox Media Inc.
Babcox Media Inc. (www.babcox.com), founded in 1920, is a business-to-business magazine, e-media, research and custom publishing company serving the automotive aftermarket, tire, performance, collision, commercial trucking, engine building and powersports markets. Today, Babcox publishes 14 vertical market print properties, 15 industry-specific websites, eight electronic newsletters and other
Internet-based media, in addition to offering custom publishing services, market research and list rental services.
About Fleet Equipment
Fleet Equipment (www.fleetequipmentmag.com) readers are experienced fleet managers who personally specify and purchase trucks, trailers, components and parts, fuel and oil, tires and wheels, support services everything necessary to reduce downtime and meet customer expectations, and do so cost-efficiently and profitably. Fleet Equipment specifically targets and carefully qualifies fleet equipment managers individuals who are personally responsible for making equipment and maintenance purchasing decisions.