Pamela Watkins Named Vice President/Publishing Director of CMP's Windows Magazine

Posted on March 1, 1999

CMP Media Inc. has named Pamela Watkins vice president/publishing director of Windows Magazine. Watkins, an eleven-year CMP veteran, was most recently vice president of business process and was instrumental in heading up the company's efforts to evaluate and enhance its major operations.

"Pam's business and publishing industry acumen is unmatched," said Tony Uphoff, vice president/group publisher for CMP's Business Technology Group. "Her commitment, work ethic, passion, and expertise will enable us to move quickly so that we can more effectively meet the changing needs of business technology buyers in this important publication category. CMP is firmly committed to the Windows Magazine brand and I am confident that Pam's leadership abilities and know-how will benefit both readers and advertisers."

Watkins joined CMP's Computer Reseller News in 1988 as district manager and quickly rose through the ranks, holding a number of key management positions at the number one channel publication, including national sales manager, associate publisher, and publisher. In 1996 she assumed broader publishing responsibility for all of the CMP Channel Group's market-leading titles, which include VARBusiness and Computer Retail Week, and in 1997 was promoted to vice president, publishing director of the Group. Last year, CMP Vice President/Chief Information Officer Debra Robinson tapped Watkins to develop and streamline CMP's business processes in order to better serve technology a dvertisers. Watkins replaces Dan Schwartz, who has left the company.