Cahners Publishing Co. went outside the publishing world to tap Mark S. Liebramn as exec VP of its 12-title entertainment, communications and media group. Mr. Lieberman, 37, will be based in New York where he will be responsible for publications including Variety, Broadcasting & Cable, Publishers Weekly, Tradeshow Week, as well as the company's communications and computer titles. The 37-year-old executive was most recently president and owner of Abel Technologies, a merchant bank that advised and funded several multi-media and infotainment companies. Prior to that he was in the associate deputy secretary in the U.S. Commerce Dept. He reports to Cahners President Bruce Barnett.
Copyright December 1996, Crain Communications Inc.