ATI Names New Publisher

Jay Perkins has been appointed publisher of ATI and its sister publications,
Textiles Panamericanos and
The ATI Redbook.In making the announcement, Billian Publishing Founder and CEO Douglas C.
Billian said the appointment underscores the importance to our company of our textile publications.
It is also done in recognition of the increasing demands of our international operations, so ably
handled by our Vice President of International Operations, Marcella Nacmias, who also serves as
associate publisher of our Textile Group.Perkins has served as publisher of the companys popular
and successful
Boating World magazine for nearly three years. Under his management, Boating World has
grown dramatically in both its advertising and its editorial scope.A graduate of Northeastern
University, Boston, Perkins joined Billian Publishing nine years ago and has worked in various
positions including operations management, sales management and corporate management. He will work
out of the company’s headquarters in Atlanta.Along with its textile publications and
Boating World, Billian also publishes ARTandANTIQUES magazine and five annual directories
in health-care and medical areas.

October 1999