BOOM! Studios has hired former Syfy and Marvel executive Arune Singh as Vice President – Marketing, a new position reporting to President of Publishing and Marketing Filip Sablik. In that role, Singh will oversee marketing, communications, social media, brand development , and new corporate initiatives.
Singh comes to BOOM! from Syfy most recently, where he was Vice President, Publicity, and before that from Marvel, where he began as Sales Communications Coordinator in 2007 and left in 2015 after two years as Executive Director of Television Communications. Prior to his run at Marvel, Sing was a staff writer at Comicbookresources.com and a columnist for IGN.
Singh seemed happy to get back to the comics biz. “Since I was a kid, there’s no medium I’ve loved as much as graphic fiction and I’m thrilled to re-enter the industry with BOOM! Studios,” he said.
BOOM! also announced a second new hire and several promotions.
Kate Henning has joined the company as Operations Manager, overseeing publishing logistics and printer and distributor relationships. Henning comes to BOOM! from IDW, where she was Sales and Operations Manager most recently, and Diamond Comic Distributors, where she was a Brand Manager in the Purchasing department.
Dafna Pleban was promoted to Editor, Talent Development; Alex Galer and Cameron Chittock were promoted to Associate Editor; Stephanie Hocutt was promoted to Social Media Coordinator, and Michelle Ankley was promoted to Production Designer.