The Residential Products Group of New York City-based publishing company Lebhar-Friedman hired Paul Gillen as regional sales manager.
At the Residential Products Group, Gillen will help guide the growth of HCN, homechannelnews.com and HCN Daily newsletters. He will also play a leading role in the development of the new Residential Building Products & Technology, a digital-format magazine set to launch in mid-January.
In addition to nearly 30 years in the publishing industry, Gillen is a member of the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association and the U.S. Green Building Council.
Most recently, Gillen was manager of residential products business development for Knauf Insulation. He spent 16 years with Cahners Publishing and worked in both media and market intelligence for Hanley Wood. Gillen graduated from Baldwin Wallace College (now University), and is a longtime resident of Evanston, Ill.
"We are excited to have a capable and experienced professional like Paul join our team," said Jack Brannigan, VP and group publisher of the Residential Products Group. "The timing is right for growth in our sector, and Paul has the ideal background to help us serve the industry."
The new Residential Building Products & Technology's editorial mission includes the promise to dive beyond the basic product descriptions and examine the trends and the details that allow builders , remodelers and subcontractors to better serve their customers. Technology, technique and tools will all be featured along with the latest building concepts in the residential construction industry. For more information, visit residentialbuildingproducts.com.
About Lebhar-Friedman: Founded in 1925, Lebhar-Friedman is a leading media and marketing company serving the retail industry and targeted consumer markets. Diverse, forward-thinking and committed to excellence, our staff delivers award-winning content and high-impact marketing products across all media channels.