Industry Executives' Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
• Christie Hefner has announced she will step down as chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises at the end of January. Jerome Kern will serve as interim chairman of the company.
• Carol Enman has joined Cygnus Business Media's Security Dealer & Integrator as publisher.
• Steven R. Swartz has been named president, Hearst Newspapers, and senior vice president, Hearst Corporation.
• Time Warner has named CEO Jeffrey L. Bewkes chairman of the board.