International Data Group named former CMP Media executive Michael Friedenberg as president-CEO of its CXO Media subsidiary, which publishes CIO, CSO and CMO magazines. Friedenberg most recently was senior VP-strategic customer development at CMP. He will report to Bob Carrigan, who was named president of IDG Communications in June. Carrigan had been CEO of Computerworld. Matt Sweeney, most recently Computerworld’s exec VP-publisher, was promoted to president-publisher-CEO at Computerworld.
CNET Networks appoints former Gap exec as CFO
CNET Networks has named George E. Mazzotta as its chief financial officer. Mazzotta was previously senior VP-chief operating officer of International Gap, a division of retailer Gap Inc. He will report directly to Shelby Bonnie, CNET chairman-CEO.
101communications taps Hutchinson as publisher
101communications has named Peter Hutchinson publisher of Application Development Trends and Enterprise Systems magazines. Tracy Cook was appointed associate publisher of both titles.
Callahan chosen for group publisher role at PostNewsweek
Nellie Callahan has joined PostNewsweek Tech Media, a division of the Washington Post Co., as VP-group publisher. She will oversee sales and marketing for Government Computer News, Washington Technology and Government Leader magazines, as well as their associated online and event properties.
Fraser promoted to publisher of 'National Fisherman’
Diversified Business Communications has promoted Jerry Fraser to publisher of National Fisherman, which serves the commercial fishing industry. He retains the title of editor in chief.
Youdell tapped as publisher of 'Advanced Imaging’
Cygnus Publishing, a division of Cygnus Business Media, has promoted Ed Youdell to publisher of Advanced Imaging magazine. Youdell was previously associate publisher.