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FERRITER NAMED PARAMOUNT PUBLISHING'S SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

 NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Warren Ferriter has joined Paramount Publishing as senior vice president, Systems and Technology, it was announced today by Peter Yunich, senior vice president and chief information officer.
 Mr. Ferriter was formerly senior vice president and chief information officer of Paramount Pictures. Paramount Publishing and Paramount Pictures are units of Paramount Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCI). In his new role, Mr. Ferriter, who will report to Mr. Yunich, will be responsible for all information systems and technology functions, including planning, systems development, technical architecture, information processing, business unit liaison, and advanced technology functions.
 "Warren brings his expertise and a breadth of experience in the area of information and technology," said Mr. Yunich. "He will prove to be a tremendous asset to the Systems and Technology group."
 Mr. Ferriter joined Paramount Pictures in 1981 as vice presidea?nagement I nf mation Systems. He was promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer in 1985. Prior to joining Paramount, he served as corporate director, MIS, for Olin Corporation. He previously held management positions in information systems with RCA, in marketing with IBM, and in systems and finance with General Electric.
 Mr. Ferriter, 54, holds a 1966 Master's degree in Industrial Administration from Union College, and a 1960 Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. He is presently President of New York Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and Chairman of the New York Computer Executive Round Table.
 Paramount Publishing, the publishing operation of Paramount Communications Inc., has significant operations serving the consumer and business, technical and professional markets and is America's leading publisher of educational materials. Paramount Communications Inc. is a global entertainment and publishing company.
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 /CONTACT: Sandy Berger of Paramount Publishing, 212-698-7115/
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