Brisson appointed associate publisher of PBN

Providence Business News President and Publisher Roger Bergenheim has promoted Director of Sales and Marketing Annemarie Brisson to the position of associate publisher overseeing the advertising, circulation and production departments.

Brisson started at PBN as the director of sales and marketing in 2015.

“In addition to leading marketing and sales, Annemarie has been instrumental in growing our print and online audience,” Bergenheim said. “This promotion is a recognition of Annemarie’s success over the years in helping PBN to thrive.”

Before joining PBN, Brisson previously worked in sales for several regional news media companies. She served as sales manager for The Pawtucket Times, sales manager for The Independent Newspaper Group in South Kingstown and director of sales and marketing for Sherman Publishing in Newport.

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“I have seen PBN grow, pivot and innovate through the years, and I’m proud to be part of a dedicated and hardworking team,” Brisson said. “As associate publisher, my door will always be open to hear feedback, new ideas and how best we can continue to serve the community that we cover.”

Brisson has served on the boards of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce. For the last six years, she has been a member of the American Heart Association of Southern New England Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team.

She lives in North Kingstown with her husband, Tom Geiger.