AKRON, Ohio — Babcox Media Inc. announced Susan Givens has been promoted to publisher of Professional Carwashing & Detailing. She will also continue her role as group publisher overseeing the other Babcox Media brands, AutoSuccess and Motorcycle & Powersports News.

Joining AutoSuccess in 2001, Givens held various sales and operational roles before being named publisher in 2008. Givens and AutoSuccess joined the Babcox Media team in 2017. She assumed responsibility over Motorcycle & Powersports News in 2018.

“Susan continues to be a terrific sales and marketing leader for our team,” said Bill Babcox, president of Babcox Media. “Her print, digital and social media marketing expertise will serve the readers and advertisers within the carwash space extremely well.”

In her newly expanded role, Givens will oversee the integrated sales and marketing operations across all platforms for these brands.

“I am excited to become further involved with Professional Carwashing & Detailing and to work more directly with long-time editor Rich DiPaolo and associate publisher Sandy Murphy and team. They are so passionate about this industry and I am honored to join them,” said Givens. “The carwash community is a group of terrific and charismatic people, and I am eager to get involved.”

Givens can be reached at (502) 873-3182 or at [email protected].