People on the Move | 8.16.07
Time Inc. has announced a number of personnel changes:
▪ Time Inc. Business and Finance Network has appointed Dan Borchert as worldwide luxury director. Borchert will focus extensively on FORTUNE magazine and will be responsible for a number of New York-based accounts. Previously, he was executive luxury director at Vanity Fair.
▪ Iva Campisano, a former BusinessWeek.com southwest sales manager, has been named west coast sales director of Time Inc. Business and Finance Network’s CNNMoney.com. At BusinessWeek.com, Campisano helped increase online revenue by 900 percent in two years.
▪ Southern Progress Corp., Time Inc.’s home and lifestyle subsidiary, has named Jim Sexon as senior vice president and editorial director of its digital division, SPC Digital. Sexon will lead the division’s creative vision and manage editorial teams for Southern Progress magazine Web sites as well as MyRecipes.com and MyHomeIdeas.com.
▪ Steve Zales was named SPC Digital’s senior vice president and general manager. He will manage business and operational functions. Previously, Zales was CEO of Inform Technologies.
▪ Former Southern Progress Web sites consultant Dane Sorenson has been named SPC Digital’s marketing director. Sorenson will be responsible for leading marketing strategy and audience development for the company’s online brands, and will provide strategic support for business development.
▪ Andrea DiCastro joins SPC Digital as executive producer. Formerly, DiCastro was a product designer at NextJump Inc.
Mansueto Ventures has promoted Christine Osekoski as publisher of Fast Company. Osekoski joined the magazine in April 2006 as national sales director. She will be responsible for brand management, creating strategic integrated advertising partnerships, and will lead the magazine’s advertising sales, promotion and marketing teams.
Forbes magazine contributing editor Elizabeth Concoran has been named technology channel editor of Forbes.com. Concoran joined the magazine in 1999 as its Silicon Valley bureau chief and became a contributing editor three years later.
Bonnier Corp. has announced a pair of promotions for its marine titles:
▪ Ed Baker is the new publisher of Yachting and SaltWater Sportsman. Baker previously served as associate publisher of those titles as well as Motor Boating magazine.
▪ Longtime Bonnier Corp. staffer John McEver was promoted to publisher of MotorBoating. In addition to his new responsibilities, McEver will remain as publisher of Boating Life.
Dominion Enterprises, the Norfolk, Virginia-based publisher of titles such as Soundings and Woodshop News, has appointed Rob Dorfmeyer as publisher and general manager of PassageMaker:The Trawler and Ocean Motorboat Magazine. Dorfmeyer will assume the role of founder Laurene Parlatore and will be responsible for brand management and the TrawlerFest and TrawlerPort event series.
RMS Media Group’s Northshore magazine has promoted editor Claire McCarthy to editor-in-chief. In more than two decades as a journalist, McCarthy has written for titles including the New York Post, the Boston Herald and People.
Harvard Business School Publishing has named Henry Boye as publisher of the Harvard Business Review. Boye will lead the magazine’s commercial activities, including worldwide advertising sales, consumer marketing and business development.
Lisa Perrin, former group publisher of Penton Media’s Special Events, PROMO and Live Design magazines has joined Canon Communications as digital products sales manager for the North American Medical Group.