UBM Canon announces key appointments for Packaging Digest and Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, the leading resources for the global packaging industry.
Steve Everly has been promoted from Associate Publisher, Packaging Digest and R&D Directions to Brand Director, Packaging for Packaging Digest, Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News and Qpack, the definitive supplier search engine and sourcing platform for consumer and industrial packaged goods companies.
Everly joined UBM Canon in 2010 and has over 16 years of management experience within various markets serving consumer, research, healthcare, finance and packaging. Within the packaging market, his publication and event portfolio includes the former Food & Drug Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Brand Packaging, Contract Packaging and Packaging Services Expo magazines, as well as IoPP's Who's Who in Packaging.
"UBM Canon sees substantial synergies in these similar packaging markets, and we believe that Steve's experience and managerial expertise with audience and advertisers will capitalize on the opportunities our platforms deliver," says Stephen Corrick, Vice President & Executive Director of UBM Canon Publishing. "Our extensive portfolio provides an unparalleled focus on the packaging industry reflecting the excitement of such an innovative market around the world."
Packaging Digest has also added a new Senior Editor, Jenni Spinner to its Content team. Spinner will track packaging design trends, report on new packaging technology, manage social media platforms and cover industry events. Before joining Packaging Digest, Spinner worked as a freelance writer since 2008 and as an editor at several trade publications before that.
"Jenni is an accomplished journalist who has worked in a number of technical fields, yet she brings a fresh perspective to packaging," says John Kalkowski, Packaging Digest's Editorial Director. "In addition her Internet and social media expertise will extend Packaging Digest's highly engaged digital community."
Packaging Digest has a full portfolio of products lined up for 2012, including a new media and marketing planning calendar, webcasts on glass packaging solutions, global packaging outlook and sustainable packaging, a new virtual event on Driving Packaging Efficiency, continued sponsorship with Pira International of the Sustainability in Packaging Conference and Exhibition, and ongoing development of next-generation virtual events.
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