Word Distribution Announces Promotions

Keith Stancil has been promoted to vice president of general markets for Word Distribution. For the last five years Stancil has served
as the director of general markets overseeing all general market sales and marketing efforts with Epic/Sony and most recently WEA.
In his new role Stancil will serve as the primary liaison between Word Distribution and WEA, overseeing all sales and marketing efforts
for Word Distribution product in the general market.
Laura Neutzling has been named CBA marketing director for Word Distribution. Neutzling has been with Word for 5 * years and most
recently held the position of marketing manager. In her new role, Neutzling will oversee the development of sales and marketing
programs and direct the company’s presence at industry trade shows and conventions.
David Chaudhry has been promoted to director of marketing for Word Distribution’s general market division. For the last four years he
has served as marketing manager. Chaudhry’s new role will have him directing all marketing efforts with the WEA sales
Steven Underwood has been named CBA marketing manager for Word Distribution. In his new role, Underwood will manage the
creation of all sales materials for the company, oversee content for www.wordentertainment.com and assist in the development of
Word’s CBA marketing programs. Underwood has been with Word Distribution for four years and was previously a marketing
Valarie Pittman, previously the gospel marketing manager for Word Distribution’s general market department, will now serve as
regional marketing manager. In her new role, Pittman will manage all Word Distribution sales/marketing efforts with the East Coast and
Dallas WEA sales regions.
Word Distribution is a division of Word Entertainment, a Warner / Curb company. The company represents some of Christian music’s
top performers, including platinum-selling and award-winning artists Amy Grant, Rachael Lampa, Nicole C. Mullen, Sandi Patty, Point
Of Grace, Mercy Me, Sixpence None The Richer and Jaci Velasquez. Word is also the home to Big Idea’s successful VeggieTales
video and audio series. Word Distribution provides sales, marketing and distribution services to several leading labels, including Word
Records, Squint, Integrity Music, M2.0 Communications, INO, Big Idea Productions, Rocketown Records, Daywind Music, Ray Boltz
Music, Garden City, Curb Records, Elektra and others. Word Distribution was recently named the 2002 Christian Booksellers
Association Exhibitor of the Year.


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