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Bob Wayne promoted to senior VP at DC; sales to stay in New York

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Bob Wayne, DC Comics’ vice president of sales and marketing, has been promoted to senior vice president of sales as part of the company’s restructuring.

The announcement was made this morning at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast at New York Comic Con, Bleeding Cool reports. It was also revealed that DC’s sales department will remain in New York City rather than move to Burbank, Calif., like most of the publisher’s other business and administrative operations.

Wayne, former owner of the Fantastic Worlds store chain in Texas, joined DC in 1987, and has been vice president of sales since 2006. It was revealed over the weekend that Wayne’s current supervisor, Senior Vice President-Marketing and Sales Steve Rotterdam, is leaving DC as part of the shakeup.