New York—Penton Media has named Jerry Rymont publisher of Supermarket News
. Rymont, who was previously group publisher of Penton's Baking Group, succeeds Dan Bagan, who was recently promoted to senior VP of Penton. Chris Wayne has been promoted from associate publisher of Supermarket News
to succeed Rymont as group publisher of the Baking Group, which includes Modern Baking
and Baking Managemen
. Penton also announced that David Merrefield, VP-editorial director of Supermarket News
, is retiring from the company.