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July 04, 2015 5:41 AM ET


Company Overview of Penton Media, Inc.

Company Overview

Penton Media, Inc., an information services and marketing company, provides tools and information to help business professionals do their jobs better. It offers workflow decision tools, business-critical content, transforming data, networking, learning, and online learning; and multimedia information and services for aviation, aerospace, and defense industries globally. The company serves agriculture, transportation, natural products and food, design and manufacturing, and infrastructure markets. Penton Media, Inc. was formerly known as Prism Business Media, Inc. and changed its name to Penton Media, Inc. in January 2007. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in New York, New York. Pe...

1166 Avenue of the Americas

10th Floor

New York, NY 10036

United States

Founded in 1886





Key Executives for Penton Media, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Editor
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Unit Chief Executive Officer and Unit President
Age: 55
Group President of Aviation, Finance, Sustainability & Smartreach
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Penton Media, Inc. Key Developments

Penton Announces Executive Appointments

Penton announced that it has appointed Barbara Couchois to the newly created role of vice president, marketing monetization and named George Assimakopoulos head of client services, to drive the company's exceptional growth in marketing services. Ms. Couchois will be responsible for continuing to develop Penton's comprehensive marketing services offering while delivering a strong return on investment for its clients. Prior to Penton, Ms. Couchois served as vice president, media operations and client services at UBM Tech where she led the integrated media and marketing services operations. In addition, George Assimakopoulos, who was previously vice president of marketing services, will move into a new leadership role as head of client services. Mr. Assimakopoulos will focus on deepening Penton's agency relationships and helping them unlock value from the company's comprehensive capabilities.

Bill Cunningham Joins Penton's Aviation Week Network as New Senior Content Director, Intelligence & Data Services

Penton's Aviation Week Network announced that aviation data expert Bill Cunningham has joined the company as the new senior content director, intelligence & data services, based in the Rosslyn, VA office. In this role, Cunningham leads content and operations for the company's intelligence and data products and services, including Aviation Week Intelligence Network and Market Briefings (Aviation Daily, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report and Weekly of Business Aviation) along with Fleet & MRO Data Services including Fleet, Forecasts, MRO Prospector and the products' underlying databases. He will report to Anne McMahon, VP, Intelligence and Data Services. Cunningham joins Aviation Week following a 17-year career with The Boeing Company, where he most recently held the role of Digital Data Lead.

Penton's Agriculture Group Names John Ecke as Vice President, Digital Products

Penton's Agriculture Group announced that John Ecke will join as vice president, Digital Products, where he will be responsible for driving all digital sales and product development initiatives. Ecke will be involved with all of the Penton Agriculture Group brands some of which include The Farm Progress Show, Husker Harvest Days, The Farm Press properties, Farm Futures and BEEF Magazine. Ecke will be based in Penton's New York office and will report to Dan Bagan, Group President, Food & Agriculture. Most recently Ecke was UBM Tech's vice president, brand and product director. Earlier, Ecke was sales director, National Sales Manager and Publisher Wall Street & Technology, Group Publisher of Financial Services and Group Publisher of Vertical Markets.

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