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Industry Executives’ Appointments, Transfers, Promotions and More
May 30, 2008

• David Andelman has been named editor of World Policy Journal. • Jeff Wellington has resigned from his post as vice president and publisher of Reader’s Digest. • McMurry Inc. has hired Russell Cherami, formerly of Saveur Magazine and Forbes, as its group publisher. • Cygnus Business Media has announced that Marco Rodriguez will join the company as senior vice president of custom marketing. • Advantage Business Media has promoted William Parker to publisher of CED magazine, where he had been associate publisher. • Travel + Leisure has announced that Nick Pastula has joined the magazine as fashion

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
May 16, 2008

• Nina Garcia has been named editor-at-large for Elle magazine.• Bonnie Fuller has stepped down as chief editorial director at AMI and will now serve as editor at large of the publisher’s Star magazine.• Advantage Business Media has announced the additions of Volodya Krul as senior director, e-business development, Jeff Jost as director of media…

Who’s Where?
January 26, 2007

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More … • PC World Communications and Mac Publishing appoint Stephan Scherzer senior vice president/general manager of and• Advantage Business Media promotes Robert Langford to inside sales manager of its manufacturing group.• Michael Zamba joins The Magazine Group as vice president, custom publishing.

January 12, 2007

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More … • VNU Business Media appoints Scott Pierce to vice president, travel group, and names Eric Mika senior vice president/managing director, film & performing arts and music groups. • AARP Publications promotes Linda Tse Correia to associate director of interactive marketing. • John Parsons is named editorial director of the Seybold Report. • Advantage Business Media promotes Aimee Kalnoskas to strategic editorial director of the company’s electronic design group. • Shereen Abuzobaa is appointed group marketing director for VNU Business Media’s travel, performance and marketing services. • Stephanie Hanaway is named the American Academy of Family Physicians’ director of publications and publisher

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
December 20, 2006

• VNU Business Media appoints two vice presidents to its retail group: Joe Flynn becomes vice president, sports, and David Korse is named vice president/general manager, merchandise.• American Academy of Family Physicians promotes Dan Gowan to associate publisher/director of advertising sales.• Advantage Business Media announces the promotion of Susanne Foulds to vice president, human resources,…

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
November 17, 2006

• Hearst Magazines International names Jay McGill senior vice president.• Bill Shaw becomes publisher of SmartMoney, effective Jan. 1, 2007.• Patricia Davis is appointed associate publisher, marketing, AARP Publications. • Robert Love joins Rodale’s Best Life as editor at large.• Best Life also appoints Jack Otter as deputy editor.• Advantage Business Media names Matt Lally…

***NEW FEATURE*** Who’s Where?
November 3, 2006

Check out these highlights of recent publishing executive post changes from throughout the industry.• Primedia names Greg Goff president of Primedia Enthusiast Media, Digital.• Holly Hoffer joins Advantage Business Media as publisher of Wireless Week magazine.• BeE Woman magazine names Sharon Watts director of advertising.• Shelagh Daly Miller is appointed associate publisher of AARP Publications.•…

You’ve Got to Know When to Fold ’Em
September 1, 2006

Home to more than 100 business-to-business magazines, Reed Business Information is the largest business publisher in the United States and a prominent player in conferences and exhibitions, directories, online media and marketing services. A division of Reed Elsevier, the company spans five continents and is a frequent participant in the mergers and acquisitions market. Tad Smith, CEO of Reed Business Information U.S., talked with Publishing Executive about his company’s M&A strategy and what kind of opportunities Reed may be eyeing down the line. Was selling Reed Business Information’s New Products division to Advantage Business Media the most recent M&A deal your company has been involved

M&A Market Remains ‘Buoyant’
September 1, 2006

Managing Director Richard Mead at The Jordan, Edmiston Group Inc. (JEGI)—an M&A firm that serves the media and information industries—says his company has kept busy this year with an active market. He says he expects that trend to continue, and that JEGI’s pipeline remains as promising as ever. In this one-on-one interview with Publishing Executive, he discusses the importance of an accurate projection of growth for a potential acquisition and proper strategic positioning by a prospective seller. What is your assessment of the current state of the M&A market for the publishing industry? Richard Mead: The current M&A market is very buoyant, continuing a trend