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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: 54
Group President of Industry
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Penton Media, Inc. Key Developments

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.

Penton Appoints Martin Rosenberg as Content Director, Energy

As part of Penton's Energy and Buildings strategic transformation, Martin Rosenberg has been hired as Content Director, Energy. Rosenberg's deep experience and understanding of the energy business will serve to close the gap between utilities and energy end users as the industry heads into what is poised to be the most profound energy revolution in a century. For ten years, Rosenberg was editor-in-chief of EnergyBiz magazine.

Penton's Contracting Business and the Mechanical Systems Group Announces Executive Changes

Penton's Contracting Business and the Mechanical Systems Group brands announced that industry veteran, Bob Mader, will expand his role to Content Director. In this new position, he will be responsible for Contracting, the Forum, CONTRACTOR Magazine, HPAC Engineering, all digital content and the Comfortech Industry Show. Mader will continue to report to Andy Friedman, Executive Director, Content and User Engagement. All editorial and content staff for all three core brands will now report to Mader. After 34 years with Penton, Mike Weil is retiring as Editorial Director of Contracting, HPAC Engineering brands, the industry's forum -- and the speaker selection and Master of Ceremonies for the annual Comfortech Industry Show. Weil's last full time day with Penton is on September 11, 2014. Weil will also continue writing for Contracting and contribute to the brand's online content.

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