Manhassett, New York – (The Hosting News) – September 27, 2005 – United Business Media has announced that Steve Weitzner will serve as Chief Executive Officer of CMP
Media, effective immediately.
Mr. Weitzner has been Chief Operating Officer
of CMP since 2002, and has played an integral role in accelerating CMP
Media’s growth in online, webcasting and customized marketing solutions,
successfully identifying and integrating acquisitions, and turning around its
electronics business. He will report to David Levin, CEO of United Business
Gary Marshall, CMP’s current Chief Executive Officer, is leaving the
company to pursue other interests.
David Levin commented on the appointment, “Our strategy is to bring buyers and sellers in specialist markets together, to transact business through print, portals and face-to face meetings. Steve has the skills, knowledge and passion to make the business increasingly customer focused, to lead the on-line migration of the business and to drive top line growth.”
Steve Weitzner commented, “I look forward to the challenge of strengthening CMP Media’s growth by working closely with our customers and providing innovative global solutions that meet their marketing goals. This growth will be fueled by our talented employees who continue to accelerate change and build momentum with innovative products like The News Show, the Lead Nurture Program and mobilizedsoftware.com as well as value-added acquisitions like Light Reading.”
A 29-year publishing veteran, Steve began his career with CMP Media in 1984, having left Hearst Business Communications. Prior to his position as COO, Steve was president of CMP Electronics Group and held many positions in the Electronics Group, including editor, associate publisher, publisher, publishing director, group publisher, and EVP, group president. A leader in the electronics industry, Steve played a pivotal role in the Electronics Group’s attaining its number-one market position.
Steve holds a B.A. from York College, CUNY, and an M.A. from SUNY Stony Brook.
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