Los Angeles—B-to-b media veteran Ron Wall has been named senior VP-publications at Canon Communications. In his new role, Wall will be responsible for Canon’s publications division, whose titles include MD&DI (Medical Device & Diagnostics Industry), Cosmetic/Personal Care Packaging
and Powder/Bulk Solids and Appliance
. Most recently, Wall was exec VP-sales and marketing at Ascend Media, which he co-founded in 2003. Prior to that, he spent 25 years at Primedia and its predecessor company, Intertec Publishing.