ERJ staff report (DS)
London -- KC Crain, 30, has been named vice president/group publisher at Crain Communications Inc, with responsibility for Plastics News, Rubber & Plastics News, Tire Business and Waste & Recycling News, based in Akron. He will also supervise the European-based titles of European Rubber Journal, European Plastics News, Plastics and Rubber Weekly and Urethanes Technology International. He also continues as publisher of AutoWeek, the world's leading automotive enthusiast title.
"I am honored that both my sons, Chris and KC, find the same excitement in our company that my brother Rance and I share. They represent the third generation of the Crain family to have leadership roles at the business my Dad founded in 1916," said Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications Inc.
KC Crain was named a vice president of Crain Communications in May 2008 and publisher of AutoWeek in March 2007. He also has held the roles of associate publisher and advertising director at AutoWeek. Before that, he served as an automotive reporter for the highly respected automotive trade publication, Automotive News, and also served as an early member of the Crain Communications Inc New Media department.
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