Cleveland—Penton Media announced that IndustryWeek magazine and PTC plan to launch a monthly electronic newsletter called "In the Boardroom."
The newsletter is designed to help executives in manufacturing "drive innovation and new product development."
PTC, which produces product development software, will co-produce the custom newsletter, which will feature a "virtual roundtable" of executives debating how best to manage innovation.
In other news, Penton announced the promotions of Tom Morgan, Bill Baumann and Jason Brown.
Morgan was named group director, with senior operating responsibility for Penton's Electronics OEM Group. He was formerly group publisher of Electronic Design and EE Product News magazines.
Baumann was promoted to publisher of Electronic Design. He was formerly associate publisher.
Brown was named eMedia product manager for the Penton Electronics Group. He was formerly publisher of Penton’s Connected Home Web site.