NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Marketing Maven announced the appointment of John Krisiukenas to the position of Managing Director, New York. In the position, Krisiukenas will be responsible for establishing business contacts and growing the newly opened New York City office for the full-service public relations agency and integrated marketing firm.

"We are excited to have John Krisiukenas join our leadership team as we work to expand our national presence and service our growing client roster of east coast-based clients," said Lindsey Carnett, Chief Executive Officer and President of Marketing Maven. "Throughout John's career he has embodied the true meaning of a business development executive by not only growing the business of the agencies he has worked for, but more importantly, growing the market share of the clients he has serviced. His extensive experience in sports marketing and consumer products complements our current client roster and will significantly contribute to our growth in the New York office."

The former SVP, Business Development at Text100/Joe Public Relations and Director of Corporate Communications for the NHL brings his extensive sports and consumer marketing experience to the new position. Krisiukenas played an integral role in Text100's growth with his involvement in historic new business wins including IBM, FujiFilm and Earthlink. Prior to working with the NextFifteen properties, he was the Director of Corporate Communications for the National Hockey League where he served for two years as a primary communications liaison for NHL Enterprises, the League's marketing and licensing arm, as well as their corporate partners to business, consumer and trade media.

Before joining the NHL, Krisiukenas was managing director of JCK Communications in Singapore. While in Asia, Krisiukenas developed integrated marketing programs for several international corporations including Sony. He also served as an on-air sports and event marketing analyst for CNBC Asia. Before moving to Asia, Krisiukenas served as vice president at Jericho Communication in New York. There, as head of new business, he ran the day-to-day sports marketing department and was integral in making Jericho Communications one of the fastest growing agencies in America.

The Brockton, MA native has been actively involved in consumer, entertainment and sports marketing for 20 years, working on global events such as the Stanley Cup Finals, the Goodwill Games, the Virginia Slims Championship and multiple Summer and Winter Olympic Games. He is also an accomplished playwright having several of his plays produced for the New York stage and is a member of the prestigious Playwright and Director's Group at the Actor's Studio.

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With offices in Los Angeles and New York, Marketing Maven is a full service marketing and communications agency. With origins in direct response public relations, Marketing Maven has developed into a premier voice in brand strategy, social media, innovative media relations, event marketing, tradeshow support, Hispanic marketing and search engine optimization. Marketing Maven leads the industry in utilizing advanced metrics to measure their clients' marketing reach and providing competitive analysis unparalleled in the industry. For additional information about Marketing Maven, visit

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