NEW YORK, NY (September 1, 2009) — Sandow Media, publisher of high-end consumer titles NewBeauty, LUXE, Worth and WatchJournal, has named James N. Dimonekas to a newly created position of Executive Vice President, Sales, Sandow Media.
“We are privileged and thrilled to have James at Sandow Media to help us develop major partnerships with the leading luxury brands and Sandow Media properties, including our exclusive network of custom newsstands at private airports. Given his tremendous experience and track record at both Marquis Jet and Robb Report, we are greatly looking forward to many exciting developments in the next few months,” said CEO Adam I. Sandow.
“I could not be more fired up in being given the chance to work with Adam and his team. Sandow has done an incredible job in building new brands in an especially challenging business environment, most recently with the re‐launch of Worth. I’m especially bullish about the exclusive Sandow newsstands at the nation’s leading private airports and the great tie‐in opportunities with Sandow print media,” said Mr. Dimonekas.
Mr. Dimonekas joined Marquis Jet in June 2007 as President of MGX Lab, a web development company that specializes in incubating, innovating and developing brand experiences and whose clients include Tom Brady, The Jonas Brothers, American Idol and Muhammad Ali. He also served as Senior Vice President for Marquis Jet and Executive Vice President for Suite‐Access.
Prior to Marquis Jet, Mr. Dimonekas served as vice president and publisher at Robb Report, a leading luxury lifestyle magazine. During his four‐year tenure, Mr. Dimonekas generated record‐breaking revenues, culminating in a 400+ page issue in June 2007. Under his leadership, Robb Report became a leading force in the luxury lifestyle space.
Mr. Dimonekas also had a highly successful tenure as publisher at Playboy where he led significant revenue growth in the fashion, consumer electronics, spirits and direct response categories. He began his career in publishing in 1984 at Ziff‐Davis with the launch of PC Week.
A graduate of Curry College, Mr. Dimonekas lives with his wife, Sarah, and three children in Darien, Connecticut.