LAKEWOOD, CO—Video Professor has named Brian Olson vice president of public affairs. Olson re-joins Video Professor, having previously served as director of marketing communications and brings 25 years experience of television news and corporate communications experience, with companies including EchoStar Communications, Hubbard Broadcasting and Landmark Communications.
NEW YORK—ForSaleByOwner.com, a leading real estate site, has named Eric Mangan director of media and consumer relations, responsible for the strategic and operational management of the company’s marketing and media relations efforts. He will also serve as the company’s official spokesperson. Mangan previously served as a corporate communications executive at the Sotheby’s International Realty global headquarters and was a spokesman in the administration of New York Governor George Pataki.
RACINE, WI—Modine Manufacturing Company, a leader in thermal management technology, has named Susan Fisher director of investor relations and corporate communications, responsible for investor relations, internal and external communications, media relations, public affairs and issues management, marketing communications and corporate philanthropy. Before joining Modine, Fisher worked for IDEX Corporation, a $1.2 billion diversified industrial company, as director of corporate communications. Prior to IDEX, she was VP, IR Wallace Computer Services.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI—TriMas Corporation, a holding company for high-end, specialty niche businesses for commercial, industrial and consumer markets worldwide, has named Sherry Lauderback vice president-investor relations and global communications. Lauderback will focus her efforts toward leading the development and execution of communications with analysts, institutional and individual investors, and the media while coordinating company-wide employee communication processes.