Ailen Lujo Joins Viz Media as Director of Publishing Marketing

Industry Veteran Will Develop And Implement Multi-Channel Strategies To Support VIZ Media's Print And Digital Catalogs


San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2019 – VIZ Media notably expands its executive staff with the appointment of Ailen Lujo as Director of Publishing Marketing.

Lujo will develop key strategies for the company's publishing business and its award-winning print and digital catalogs. As Director of Publishing Marketing, Lujo will build and lead multi-channel marketing campaigns and be a vital liaison between the VIZ Media sales and editorial teams.

“We are thrilled that Ailen has joined the VIZ Media family,” says Candice Uyloan, Senior Director, Product Marketing. “Not only does she bring a wealth of publishing expertise to the Marketing team, but a keen understanding of manga as well. I look forward to seeing the impact she will have on our 2020 plans in the coming months.”

Ailen Lujo's career in the publishing industry spans nearly two decades. She previously held key roles as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Soho Press and more recently, as the Executive Director of Trade Marketing for DC Comics, where she was instrumental in the successful launch of multiple global imprints and initiatives.

For information on anime, manga and other titles published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.

About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular SHONEN JUMP brand and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.

Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at viz.com.

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