Sean Lewis has been appointed to CNHI’s corporate sales and marketing team. He will continue in his role as advertising director of The Oneonta, N.Y. Daily Star.

In his new position, Lewis will work with the advertising teams of The Sharon Herald, New Castle News, The Meadville Tribune and Allied News of Grove City, all in Pennsylvania; The Star Beacon of Ashtabula, Ohio; and the Niagara Gazette, Tonawanda News, The Journal-Register of Medina, and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal in New York.

“Sean has the skills, passion and energy that we look for in a sales vice president,” said Jack Robb, Senior Vice President, Revenue of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. “We are excited to have him in this expanded leadership position.”

Lewis joins David Habrat, Tim Holder, Julie Killion, Scotty Maxwell, Jeff Mutter, Jeff Smith, Mae Stokes and Mark Zappala on the corporate sales and marketing team.

A 13-year veteran of the industry, Lewis began his newspaper career as a sales representative at the Hagerstown, Md., Herald-Mail under Schurz Communications. In 2006, he became advertising director of the Winchester, Ky., Sun, and subsequently served as regional advertising director for all of Schurz’s Kentucky properties. He was later assistant advertising director of the Carroll County, Md., Times under Landmark Community Newspapers. Lewis joined CNHI in 2011 as advertising director of The Daily Star.

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he and his wife, Diana, have one son.