Promotions at Crain's `Modern Healthcare,' `Modern Physician'
Crain Communications, the publisher of BtoB and Media Business, announced that Chuck Lauer has been promoted to publishing and editorial director of Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician. Fawn Lopez will move to publisher from associate publisher. Lauer has been with Modern Healthcare since 1976. Lopez joined Crain in 1999 as advertising director of Crain's Chicago Business.
Ziff Davis elevates Veith to VP-publishing director
Ziff Davis Media has promoted Stephen Veith to VP-publishing director of CIO Insight and Baseline magazines. He will continue to report directly to Sloan Seymour, president of Ziff Davis' enterprise group.
DeCarlo to oversee Ziff Davis' database management
Ziff Davis Media has promoted Sara DeCarlo to VP-consumer marketing and database management from VP-database management. DeCarlo will be responsible for overseeing all circulation efforts for the company's nine print publications and managing the company's master database of reader information.
CMP names Spellman senior VP-corporate marketing
United Business Media's CMP Media has named Kate Spellman to the new position of senior VP-corporate marketing. She will report to Jeff Patterson, exec VP-corporate sales and marketing. Spellman was previously CMO of CMP Media's CRN.
PennWell taps Silber to be president of petroleum group
B-to-b media company PennWell Corp. announced that Michael Silber has been named president of its petroleum group. Silber, formerly president-CEO of Chemical Week Associates, will oversee Oil & Gas Journal, Offshore, Oil & Gas Financial Journal and Oil, Gas & Petrochem Equipment, as well as the group's 11 conferences and exhibitions. He was most recently president-CEO of Intervisual Books, a Los Angeles book publisher.
Elken chosen as publisher of Ziff Davis' `eWeek'
Ziff Davis Media has promoted Karl Elken to publisher of eWeek. He was previously national associate publisher. Elken reports to Sloan Seymour, president of Ziff Davis' enterprise group.