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Marketing Advisory Board

Mark Johnson

Senior Vice President, Sales


Mark leads Valassis’ best-in-class sales teams, which provide omnichannel media solutions to advertisers in the restaurant, retail, and automotive categories, as well as the inside sales center. He is also responsible for developing high-level relationships, actionable insights from consumer intent data, and innovative solutions that drive revenue for Valassis (a marketing technology company).

Mark has more than 35 years of print and digital media experience, including 28 years at Valassis. He has played a key role in product management, development, pricing, manufacturing, distribution, and customer marketing. He has held various leadership positions including Vice President of Integrated Media Sales, Vice President of Sales, General Manager of Neighborhood Targeted Products and Services and Newspaper and Print Solutions.

Before joining Valassis, Mark gained extensive publishing and retail experience with the New York Times Magazine Group as Director of Single Copy Sales where he managed marketing and distribution for numerous consumer magazines such as People, Sports Illustrated, Family Circle, and Golf Digest.

Mark holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri BA 1982.