Parade Publications announced Nov. 30 the promotion of John Beni, 68, to the new position of vice-chairman of Parade
magazine. Mr. Beni has been the president and COO of the publication since 1996. Jack Griffin will succeed Mr. Beni as president of Parade
; Mr. Griffin is being promoted from his current post as executive VP-general manager of sales and marketing. "John Beni's...wealth of experience and rich understanding of our industry have made him a highly valued contributor to Parade's success," said Walter Anderson, chairman and CEO of Parade
. He added that Mr. Griffin's subsequent promotion was due to his contribution of "gains and efficiencies in every department of Parade."
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