Industry Executives' Appointments, Promotions, Transfers & More
• FierceMarkets Founder and President Jeff Giesea has announced he is departing the company at the end of the year.
• American Media Inc. has announced that Dean Durbin will become chief operating officer in addition to being the chief financial officer of American Media Operations Inc.
• The Atlantic has chosen Bob Cohn for the newly-created role of editorial director of TheAtlantic.com.
• Holly Maine has been hired by Congressional Quarterly as director, CQ Digital Media; Constance Witherspoon has been promoted to director, CQ Events and Advertising Marketing; Emily Akhtarzandi has been named advocacy advertising manager; and Jonathan Broder has been appointed senior editor of Defense and Foreign Policy, CQ Weekly.