Chicago-based Gensler joins Time Inc. from Liveintent where he was most recently Executive Vice President and Head of Ad Sales
NEW YORK, NY — July 10, 2017 — Time Inc. today announced that David Gensler has been named Senior Vice President, Food Beverage Spirits Category, effective immediately. Reporting to Karen Kovacs, Group President, Brand and Category Sales, Gensler oversees advertising sales for the food and beverage category as the company continues to drive revenue goals and meet clients’ needs more effectively.
“David is a recognized marketing and advertising executive with deep client relationships in consumer packaged goods and the beverage category. He has a proven record for leading high-performing sales teams in the mobile marketing and ad tech sectors,” said Kovacs. “I’m thrilled he’s joining the team to lead this critical category.”
During his time at Liveintent, Gensler created a cross-functional sales organizational infrastructure and executed on strategy and tactical planning. He has also held executive positions at Millennial Media and AOL. David began his career at News America Marketing, where he rose through the ranks to ultimately become SVP, Region Manager in Chicago.