Karpenko, Penner named to USPS marketing positions 

Chief Marketing and Sales Officer James P. Cochrane has appointed Chris Karpenko and Mary-Anne Penner to key positions in his organization.

Karpenko was named Brand Marketing executive director, a position he has held on an acting basis since 2015. He oversees corporate branding efforts, including TV advertising, theMarketing Impact Calculator and mobile apps that support sales initiatives.

The 29-year employee “has brought innovation to our marketing effort with his strategic thinking and strong creative skills,” Cochrane wrote in a memo announcing the appointment last week.

Penner was named Stamp Services director, a position she’s held on an acting basis since last year. Her duties include overseeing the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee; stamp subject recommendations; stamp development, printing and manufacturing; philatelic product creation; and exhibitions.

Additionally, she oversees stamp fulfillment, which includes distribution and cancellation services.

Penner has served in several positions during her 32-year career, “giving her well-rounded experience with our stamps program from perspectives throughout the organization,” Cochrane wrote.

Source: Marketing and Sales | USPS News Link

  • postcon

    Eliminate these positions.These and other similar management positions serve no purpose.and wouldn’t even be noticed if they were eliminated,except it would save the post office a lot of money getting rid of these useless people!!!