Industry News 5/23/2005

TransWorld SNOWboarding names Maxx von Marbod Associate Publisher

TransWorld SNOWboarding names Maxx von Marbod Associate Publisher

Oceanside, CA, May 23, 2005—TransWorld Media named Maxx von Marbod Associate Publisher of TransWorld SNOWboarding today, overseeing advertising sales efforts for the magazine. Maxx begins his position immediately. Jeff Griffing, Director of Sales and Marketing for TransWorld Media, made the announcement.

"Maxx's strong commitment to the snowboard industry and history of sales success make him a perfect fit for the title," Griffing said. "TransWorld SNOWboarding is the number one snowboarding magazine in the world, and we're confident under Maxx the magazine will expand its leadership position."

Most recently serving as Sales Manager for Option-NFA Inc. von Marbod, 30, has 18 years of sales and marketing experience in the snowboard industry including: tech representative, board development, competitor, and team management. von Marbod will reside in Carlsbad, CA.

Now in its nineteenth year, TransWorld SNOWboarding has documented the history and progression of snowboarding, its professionals—from Craig Kelly to Shaun White—and the culture that surrounds it. For more on TransWorld, go to transworldsnowboarding.com