Post Newsweek names several new executives

Tom Trezza

Henrik G. DeGyor

Tom Trezza Jr. this month was named senior vice president and publisher of Government Computer News and its sister publication, Washington Technology.

The promotion of Trezza, a 17-year veteran of the GCN sales force, was part of a broad reorganization of the papers' parent company, Post Newsweek Tech Media of Washington. Alec Dann was named senior vice president for Internet publishing, and Thomas R. Temin senior vice president for editorial. All three report to David Greene, president of Post Newsweek.

Maxine Minar was named Post Newsweek's chief operating officer.

The company will focus exclusively on the business-to-government market, and has ceased publication of Washington Techway, a magazine serving technology companies in the greater Washington region.

Techway publisher Cliff Chiet was named executive vice president of a new Post Newsweek department, the Custom Media Group. Techway editor Lloyd Batzler became Internet editor for Government Computer News and Washington Technology, responsible for content of www.gcn.com and www.washingtontechnology.com. Reporter Vandana Sinha will become a reporter for GCN.

Post Newsweek chief executive officer Chuck Lyons noted that while the advertising market for Washington-region business publications would remain weak for the foreseeable future, in 2002 the company has achieved solid financial results with Government Computer News, Washington Technology, FOSE'a government-oriented technology tradeshow and conference'and its other business-to-government efforts.

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