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2010-12-03 15:23:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Brennan Lafferty has been promoted to associate publisher of Waste & Recycling News, Publisher Bob Simmons announced today. He previously was the brand's Eastern sales manager. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101203/DE11967 ) "Brennan joined us in 1997 as a copy editor and moved through the editorial ranks to managing editor. He then joined the sales team and was equally successful, particularly as the project manager for our...

2010-11-22 09:18:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Stach, 42, has been named publisher and general manager, strategic business media, Business Insurance. Business Insurance consists of a weekly newsmagazine and online news operation that reports on corporate risk, employee benefit and managed health care news for commercial insurance industry and financial executives. The announcement was made today by Christopher Crain, vice president/group publisher, Crain Communications Inc. (Photo:...

2010-11-08 08:11:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zak Boca, President and Chief Executive Officer of SingleHop, Inc., was named one of Chicago's most promising and influential entrepreneurs by Crain's Chicago Business in the magazine's annual 40 Under 40 list. Crain's 40 Under 40 is a prestigious list that highlights some of the most influential, successful, and promising individuals in Chicago's business community who are under 40 years old. Zak Boca was included in this year's list as an...

2010-10-12 16:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Draftfcb Executive Chairman Howard Draft was inducted into the 2010 Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Hall of Fame today alongside Rance Crain, president of Crain Communications Inc. and editor-in-chief of Advertising Age, Crain's Chicago Business, Crain's New York Business and TelevisionWeek. The pair was recognized during an Awards Luncheon as part of the DMA2010 Conference & Exhibit in San Francisco. "I am sincerely honored and humbled to be...

2010-09-22 11:53:00

DETROIT, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- KC Crain, 30, has been named vice president/group publisher at Crain Communications Inc, with responsibility for Plastics News, Rubber & Plastics News, Tire Business and Waste & Recycling News, based in Akron. He will also supervise the European-based titles of European Plastics News, European Rubber Journal, Plastics and Rubber Weekly and Urethanes Technology International. He also continues as publisher of AutoWeek, the world's leading...

2010-09-07 12:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Crain's Chicago Business announced today David Snyder has been named publisher, succeeding David Blake who will retire at year-end after 29 years with Crain's, including the past 10 as publisher. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100907/DE60329 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/DE60329 ) Mr. Snyder, 48, and a veteran Crain's executive who currently serves as associate publisher, will take responsibility for all operations...

2010-06-24 15:07:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BtoB Publisher Bob Felsenthal today announced several editorial promotions at the magazine. Published by Crain Communications Inc, BtoB magazine is the only publication dedicated to integrated business-to-business marketing. Read by 100,000 b-to-b marketers, every issue is filled with the game-changing strategies and tactics marketers need to succeed.. BtoB also publishes Media Business Magazine for business publishing executives. Circulation is 45,763....

2010-06-22 08:18:00

MANCHESTER, England, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Business publisher Crain Communications Inc today announced the closing of Crain's Manchester Business, the first local weekly business journal to be published in the United Kingdom. Circulation of the publication was 11,500 top business decision makers in the Greater Manchester area. "While we have been pleased with the support received from Crain's Manchester Business readers from the beginning of the project, ultimately the limited support...

2010-06-16 12:00:00

BOSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitas (www.digitas.com), a leading integrated brand agency, has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Boston" in 2010 by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ). The annual award honors organizations in Boston "where employees exhibit a sense of pride, are willing to stretch beyond their perceived capabilities and are heavily invested in the well-being of the company." This is the sixth year that Digitas has made the list. The agency was ranked 13th and...

2010-06-14 10:34:00

CHICAGO, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Workforce Management, the leading business publication for workforce management and human resources professionals, announced it has hired Ron Alsop as editor. A longtime editor and columnist at the Wall Street Journal, Alsop is the author of eight books, including his latest, The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaking Up the Workplace. He also serves as a public speaker and consultant on the Millennial generation, corporate...


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