Linns: Marketing officer Manabe to leave Postal Service

manabeNagisa Manabe, chief marketing officer for the United States Postal Service and supervisor of the stamp program, told associates she plans to leave the agency May 22, Linn’s learned March 18.

An official announcement of the often-controversial officer’s departure came March 19 from Postal Service headquarters. A source told Linn’s Manabe began telling her top aides of her plans in early March.

David Partenheimer, a Postal Service spokesman, declined to comment on Manabe’s plans.

Cindy L. Tackett, the acting head of the stamp program, informed her staff in February that she plans to retire in May after nearly 42 years with USPS.

Read more: Marketing officer Manabe to leave Postal Service – Linns.com.

Video: Linns Stamp News Monday Morning Brief for July 14

Watch as Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty discusses a few significant events in the stamp world last week and what to look for in the coming week.

This week’s stories for July 14, 2014, include:

  • National Postal Museum exhibit includes anthrax envelopes
  • Scott catalogue update
  • Yosemite Grant Act 150th

Read more: Monday Morning Brief | Anthrax envelope, Yosemite 150th – YouTube.

Video: Linns Stamp News Monday Morning Brief for June 30

Watch as Linn’s Stamp News editor Charles Snee discusses a few significant events in the stamp world last week and what to look for in the coming week.

This week’s stories for June 30, 2014, include:

• Canada Post to issue Canadian Country Artists stamps

• Save Vanishing Species semipostal

• Scott catalogue update

• American Philatelic Society Stampshow

Video: Linns Stamp News Monday Morning Brief for June 23

Watch as Linn’s Stamp News managing editor Donna Houseman discusses a few significant events in the stamp world last week and what to look for in the coming week.

This week’s stories for June 23, 2014, include:

• British Guiana 1¢ Magenta sells for $9.5 million
• David Feldman sale of du Pont British Guiana items
• United States World Cup stamps from 1994

▶ Monday Morning Brief | Magenta sale; World Cup stamps – YouTube.