The changes were announced by the publication'sowner, Utah Business Publishers LLC. Longtime publisher Martin Lewis is no longer with the company, and a news release states he has left Utah Business to pursue other business ventures.
Here's the release:
Utah Business Publishers LLC. announced today the promotion of Tyler Dabo to the position of publisher of Utah Business magazine. Dabo had previously worked as advertising director at the South Jordan-based magazine. He will take on management of the publication and business organization.
The company also announced the hiring of David Kennard as the executive editor of the magazine. Kennard, who has an extensive news background, will direct the magazine's editorial staff.
Roy Brown, president of Utah Business Publishers LLC. made the announcement Friday, June 12, 2009, saying he looked forward to continuing a strong tradition of leadership in Utah's business community. “Going forward, we are confident that this talented management team will provide the useful information, that Utah business leaders have come to expect from Utah Business magazine,” Brown said.
Dabo said he looked forward to strengthening ties between the publication, its advertisers and industry leaders. “I’m excited to develop relationships in the business community and increase the visibility of Utah Business and the connections it has locally,” Dabo said. He also said he felt “properly groomed by Martin Lewis,” former publisher and editor-in-chief.
Lewis, former publisher and editor-in-chief, has left the company to pursue other business ventures.
About Utah Business: Utah Business magazine is Utah’s only monthly statewide business publication. Utah Business Publishers LLC produces the monthly Utah Business, the Magazine for Decision Makers; annually the state’s only annual Book of Lists, comprehensive information and rankings about the state’s industries, from accounting firms to Web designers; the annual Business Utah, the official publication of Utah’s Governor’s Office of Economic Development; and the quarterly Wasatch Digital iQ, Utah’s Technology Magazine; UB Daily e-mail news briefing, and weekly industry-specific newsletters.
About Wasatch Digital iQ: Wasatch Digital iQ magazine is Utah’s only technology magazine. It is dedicated to helping foster the growth of Utah’s high-tech economy. We cover Utah’s high-tech companies and deliver timely news and information to local and national business leaders. We believe Utah has much to offer the world through its people’s innovative work in the hardware, software and life sciences fields. Wasatch Digital iQ provides a quarterly printed magazine, a Website featuring new articles daily and a Daily iQ e-mail newsletter. www.digitaliq.com.