ACME, Inc. has named Charlie Young senior vice president of marketing. Young
comes to the company with more than 18 years of marketing experience.
Young will oversee and direct the company's consumer marketing including
advertising, market research, public relations, internal communications and
regional marketing activities throughout the United States. He will also guide
activities associated with the company's award-winning Web site,
Prior to joining ACME this month, Young served as vice president of marketing
and communications for Cendant, where he guided strategic marketing, customer
marketing, Internet marketing and marketing operations. His responsibilities
included managing marketing strategy to match the business objectives of
Cendant and its clients. This process included designing, developing, and
delivering creative and effective marketing materials to ensure a positive
"Charlie brings a wealth of marketing and communications experience to the
ACME organization," said Chuck Jones, president and CEO of ACME Corporation.
"Through his work at Cendant, he is familiar with the ACME brand and
understands the integral role marketing plays in our organization. We are
delighted to have him on our team."
Before joining Cendant in 2003, Young was senior vice president of client
services at Frequency Marketing Inc. in Cincinnati, where he handled such
notable accounts as ExxonMobil, Verizon, Marriott, Office Depot and The Home
Young had previously been a vice president, management director at Foote, Cone
& Belding Direct in New York and worked on their AT&T, Gateway and Merck
Young also held executive positions at Bell Atlantic (Verizon) Directory
Services, Gillespie Advertising and the New Jersey Nets.
He is a 1987 graduate of Emory University.