NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton, a leading professional information services company, today announced that Linda Reinhard has joined Penton as Vice President and Market Leader for the Electrical Systems, Energy & Mechanical Systems Group. She will be based out of Penton's Chicago office and will report directly to Bob MacArthur, Senior Vice President of Penton's Industry Group.
In this role, Reinhard will oversee all sales and marketing for the group's 13 properties, including: EC&M, EC&M University, Electrical Wholesaling, Electrical Marketing Newsletter, Contracting Business, Contractor Magazine, Heating, Piping & Air Conditioning, Mechanical Systems Week (Comfortech) Show/Conference, The Coal Prep Show (with CPSA), Transmission & Distribution World (T&DW), T&D World Russian Edition, The Lineman's Rodeo (with ILRA), T&D University and SmartEnergyPortal.net.
"We continue to focus our efforts on building a strong team, capable of continuing to develop innovative digital products," said MacArthur. "I am thrilled to have someone with Linda's impressive credentials leading this team and I can say with confidence that our team has never been stronger than it is now. These changes will further enhance our sales and marketing efforts and have a meaningful impact on our ability to envision and deliver new products that serve the needs of our readers and customers."
Reinhard has a proven track record with over two decades of launching businesses, leading teams and developing new products in technology industries. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Business Development & Product Management in the Mobile and Solar sectors for GT Advanced Technologies, a company with $700m in annual revenue. Previously, Reinhard held roles running the China business for NAVTEQ, a division of Nokia, and was Head of Global Product Management for Motorola.
Reinhard said, "I am thrilled to be a part of a company that is continually innovating and challenging itself to set the trends and exceed client expectations. I am eager to bring what I've learned over my career to bear on behalf of the Electrical Systems, Energy & Mechanical Systems Group."
Reinhard holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern.
Penton is a leading professional information services company that engages and informs millions of professionals every day, helping them grow and solve their most critical business challenges. As a provider of critical workflow solutions and insightful content, marketing services and networking, Penton helps businesses do business in five core growth markets: agriculture, transportation, natural products/food, infrastructure, and industrial design/manufacturing
Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.
For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.
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