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Topic - Nagisa Manabe
A recent audit into Postal Service advertising expenditures for fiscal 2011 has uncovered millions of dollars in questionable costs as postal officials pushed hard to publicize shipping products in the face of sharply declining first-class mail volume.
Nagisa Manabe, the Postal Service's chief marketing officer, wrote in a Dec. 21 letter to the inspector general that the primary advertising contract wouldn't be extended and multiple ad agencies would be used in the future.
In addition, she wrote, the Postal Service's marketing and sale organization was redesigned in December.