Nolan, Chief Financial Officer, COO and Vice Chairman of KIPI
since 1993, serves as Executive Vice President, Business Development and Finance, where he will oversee all acquisitions, strategic planning, finance and accounting.
Through the combination of PBI, KIPI
and Hart, the unified PBI represents more than 70 years of business-to-business publishing experience.
In this position, Nolan will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of KIPI as well as managing all aspects of KIPI's business plan.
Smith will also work with Minsker on strategic planning and new product ideas to build the KIPI presence in each marketplace.
Eliot Minsker, who retains a minority ownership of KIPI, remains Chairman and CEO, and will continue to supervise the day-to-day strategic direction of the company.
The new KIPI subsidiary will fall under the supervision of David Shaw, PBI Senior Vice President/Group Publisher, who is responsible for the PBI Magazine Group, which currently consists of eleven magazines and three trade shows.
, a major event producer, is the show producer.