New York—Jim Casella, who has been in the C-suite at Reed Business since 2002, retired last week. Casella joined the company in 2002 as CEO of Reed Business Information-U.S. In 2005, he moved to the post of vice chairman for Reed Elsevier’s global b-to-b division, Reed Business, focusing on expanding Reed’s footprint in Brazil, Russia, India and China. Prior to joining Reed, Casella was COO of IDG Corp. and president-CEO of PennNet (now PennEnergy). The company said Casella’s position would not be filled. His responsibilities will be taken over by David Israel, CEO of Reed Business Information-International.