Robert Richardson has been named director of CMP Technology’s Computer Security Institute, a membership organization serving the information, computer and network security industry. Richardson will be responsible for overseeing all conference, training and editorial operations within the Institute. .
Former Life & Style Weekly advertising director Clare Davis has been hired as advertising director at Metro New York.
Courtney Lawson has been name account manager of Prevention Specials, a Rodale special interest publication. She joins the company after time spent at Teen People where she served as junior account manager.
World Publications travel magazine Islands, has named Carolyn Pascal publisher. She has spent the last six years as publisher of sister title Sport Diver.
Hip Hop Weekly has named Mimi Valdes editor. She was previously editor of Vibe and Vibe Vixen.