Archive for Saturday, January 16, 2010

The World Company hires digital ad director

January 16, 2010


Edwin Rothrock has joined The World Company, Lawrence, as director of digital advertising.

Rothrock is responsible for maximizing and helping guide the growth of the company’s online assets, with a focus on,, and the company’s Marketplace and niche news sites.

Rothrock previously worked for 16 years at CMP Media, first in sales and marketing and then as publishing director. He managed the company’s UNIX and Linux publishing group, which handled print, online and conference materials.

“We’re tremendously pleased to have Edwin join our team to help guide our digital growth,” said Ralph Gage, director of special projects for The World Company. “He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to share with our staff and with our clients.”

Rothrock, who received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Kansas University, also is a co-owner of Blue Dandelion Children’s Boutique, 841 Mass.

For more information, contact Rothrock at 832-7233 or e-mail


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