Canadian Magazine Industry News
5 February 2009,     NATIONAL
People in print: Changes at The Medical Post, Canada Post and more

The Medical Post and its sister health-care publications have realigned as a single integrated unit under the Rogers Healthcare Group banner. As a result, several staff people have received promotions; Medical Post publisher Nancy Kent retains her role and also becomes national sales director for the Rogers Healthcare Group; former editor and associate publisher Rick Campbell has been named editorial director for the group and is now responsible for the editorial integration of all Rogers health-care properties; and former news editor Colin Leslie becomes editor of the Medical Post.

Circulation specialist Ian McKelvie has left his position as director of marketing for Canada’s National History Society, which publishes The Beaver and Kayak magazines, and returns to The New Internationalist as publisher. Danielle Chartier, who worked under McKelvie at the History Society, is now point person for circ matters there.

Toronto Life has added yet another face to its art department, having poached associate art director John Montgomery from Canadian Business. Montgomery will fill the same role at TL, working alongside art director Jessica Rose and recently hired senior designer Natalie Do.

Mark Vreugdenhil, a publisher with Newcom Business Media in Toronto, recently joined the board at the Canadian Business Press, replacing Peter Legge, chairman of Canada Wide Media, who stepped down at the end of 2008.

And finally, over at everybody’s favourite crown corporation, Dale Bemben, longtime product manager for publications mail at Canada Post, has retired. Ida Sequeira de Sousa is now the product manager at the CPC.

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