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Press release: 1995-01-10: Sega Channel announces the appointment of Clayton Banks as vice president Eastern region

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Language: English
Original source: The Free Library


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 1995--The appointment of Clayton Banks as vice president/Eastern region completes Sega Channel's (SM/TM) senior sales staff, it was announced today.

Banks' appointment rounds out the national sales force: Sharon Bennett, vice president/Central region and Dave Rodriguez, vice president/Western region. Reporting to Mark Hess, vice president of affiliate sales and marketing, Banks will be responsible for the distribution and marketing of Sega Channel to subscribers for the East coast and also negotiate affiliation agreements for all East coast based MSO's.

Banks joins Sega Channel from Showtime Networks Inc., where his most recent position was regional director responsible for hiring, managing and developing a sales and marketing team. He has also held various other sales positions at Showtime including manager of national accounts during his six-year tenure. Prior to joining Showtime, Banks was a senior marketing representative with Xerox Corp. Banks has a bachelor's degree from California State University at Fullerton. In addition, Banks is vice president of the New York chapter of the National Association of Minorities in Cable.

Sega Channel regional offices are located: Eastern Region--1633 Broadway, 40th floor, New York, NY 10019; Central Region--5068 West Plano Parkway, Suite 169, Plano, Texas 75093; and Western Region--5299 DTC Boulevard, Suite 360A, Englewood, Colo., 80111.

Sega Channel, developed by Sega of America, Tele-Communications Inc. and Time Warner Entertainment L.P., is the industry's first interactive service, providing Sega Genesis(TM) video games on demand, 24 hours a day. Sega Channel subscribers will choose from a wide selection of popular Genesis games such as Earthworm Jim and Sonic and Knuckles, special versions of soon-to-be-released titles, gameplay tips, news, contests and promotions. Sega Channel will be priced in the range of most premium subscription services. The programming will be updated monthly.

CONTACT: Sega Channel

Jennifer Moffie, 212/767-4607
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