Nacmias Named Vice President Of ATI39 S Parent Company

Marcella Nacmias, associate publisher and international manager of ATI and its sister publication,
Textiles Panamericanos, has been named a vice president of the magazine’s parent company,
Billian Publishing Inc., Atlanta.Nacmias will continue as associate publisher of the magazine while
increasing her corporate role as vice president of International Operations for the company, said
Billian Publishing founder and CEO Douglas C. Billian.”Marcella’s knowledge of the worldwide
textile scene, her comprehension of what could be done with our magazines and The Textile Red Book
directory, her work ethic and her leadership cannot be exaggerated,” Billian said. “She is truly an
asset of which we are all very, very proud.”In addition to its textile publications, Atlanta-based
Billian Publishing produces two other magazines ArtandAntiques and
Boating World and a series of directories in the healthcare field.”As Marcella continues
her vital role with ATI and
Textiles Panamericanos, we shall be looking to her for direction in expanding the role of
our other properties as truly international media,” Billian said.Nacmias, a native of the Czech
Republic, earned her undergraduate degree in languages from Charles University of Prague. She later
earned a doctor of philosophy degree from the Sorbonne in Paris.Fluent in six languages, she joined
ATI as a sales/administrative assistant and worked as a marketing and advertising representative in
the United States and Europe before becoming international manager, and then being named associate
publisher in 1996.

March 1999