New York—Jim Casella, formerly CEO of Reed Business Information, has been promoted to vice chairman of Reed Business. Casella will have overall responsibility for the growth and development of Reed Business in Brazil, China, India and Russia. He’ll continue to report to London-based Reed Business CEO Gerard van de Aast as well as serve on the Reed Business management board. Tad Smith, who previously served as exec VP of Reed Business Information, was named to succeed him as CEO of the unit. Reed covers 23 market sectors and has more than 100 trade publications, including Variety, Publishers Weekly and Interior Design.