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29 Apr 2014

INESS PLEUS PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS, BRAND MARKETING & CREATIVE, SPIKE TV

INESS PLEUS PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS, BRAND MARKETING & CREATIVE, SPIKE TV

New York, NY, April 29, 2014 – Iness Pleus has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations, Brand Marketing & Creative, it was announced today by Frank Tanki, EVP, Brand Marketing & Creative, Spike TV, to whom she will continue to report.  In her new role, Pleus will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations across the creative and marketing groups at Spike including project management, staffing, and all support technologies.  Pleus previously served as Vice President, Operations, Creative Group, Spike TV.

Pleus joined Viacom in 1992 as a production assistant at Nickelodeon. After stints at Lee Hunt Associates, a global entertainment branding and promotion boutique, and Razorfish, Inc., a global broadband and broadcast agency, Pleus returned to Viacom in 2002 as an operations consultant at TNN.

In 2003, Pleus served an integral role as a member of the Operations Team that launched Spike TV. Pleus was promoted one year later to Senior Director, On Air Promotions for Spike TV’s Creative Group, where she has coordinated all on-air operations for the network.

Pleus holds an associate’s degree from Fashion Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Staten Island in Communications.  She currently resides in Cranford, NJ, with her husband and two children.

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