SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Advanstar
Communications, Inc., a leading worldwide media company
providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life
Sciences and Powersports industries, announced today that it has
appointed Ron Wall to fill its newly created position of Executive
Vice President, Pharmaceutical/Science.
With the recent additions of the Chief Marketing Officer and
Chief Administrative Officer roles, this new position is another
step in the evolution of Advanstar, as we continue to build on our
vision of identifying new opportunities for growth and to improve
value for our customers.
In his role, Ron’s focus will be to combine Advanstar’s CBI
conference business and Pharmaceutical business, by tapping into
the resources of both in order to accelerate their growth to
realize their full potential.
Ron brings with him over thirty-three years of B2B media company
experience, with extensive expertise and knowledge of sales,
marketing strategies, digital media, production, trade shows and
acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical industry. He previously
served as Senior Vice President of Publishing at Canon
Communications. His achievements there included delivering
significant revenue increases in digital media, webcasts,
e-newsletters and the launch of QMED.
Advanstar Communications, Inc. (www.advanstar.com) is a
leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing
solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports
industries. Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers
in these industries with its portfolio of 141 events, 60
publications and directories, 233 electronic products and Web
sites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and
services. Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering
innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to
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