Alic has served as vice chairman since July 1996. Before joining Advanstar, he was VP-corporate controller at IBM Corp. and served as chairman-CEO of Reed Exhibition Cos.
âI am pleased that Jim Alic will take on the role of chairman. He is an invaluable contributor to our success, with a wealth of knowledge, experience and ability,â Advanstar CEO Joseph Loggia said in a statement.
Advanstar announced last Friday that Krakoff would be retiring the following day.