NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Business Media announced Bryant Rousseau as the new Group Editorial Director for its Property Casualty Group, including the leading P&C insurance news resource, National Underwriter Property & Casualty. Rousseau comes to Summit Business Media with more than 14 years of experience in top-level editorial positions at major media companies, most recently with The McGraw-Hill Company.
As Group Editorial Director, Rousseau will manage the editorial teams for five property-casualty insurance publications, including National Underwriter Property & Casualty, American Agent & Broker, Tech Decisions, Claims Magazine, and Florida Underwriter. In addition, Rousseau will also oversee the digital content and engagement strategies for the newly launched website, PropertyCasualty360.com.
"I'm very excited to be named Group Editorial Director," said Rousseau. "National Underwriter has an incredible legacy of expertise and trust within the insurance industry. I'm thrilled to be a part of this tradition of excellence and look forward to building on that in exciting and innovative ways, particularly in digital and new product development."
National Underwriter Property & Casualty is the leader in reporting insurance news. It's also the flagship brand in the Property Casualty Group at Summit Business Media. For more than 100 years, insurance buyers and sellers have relied on National Underwriter Property & Casualty for trusted news and analysis.
"Bryant is an award-winning content specialist with extensive knowledge of traditional editorial and journalistic best practices combined with deep digital media experience," said John Whelan executive vice president of Summit Business Media. "His leadership skills and track record will be a great asset to the Property Casualty Group as we look to build on the successful launch of our portal PropertyCasualty360.com, and deliver our trusted content in multimedia formats."
"We're thrilled to have Bryant on the team," said Chris Luke, group publisher of Summit Business Media. "Bryant has come aboard at a great time. We've made a series of product innovations over the past year, including PropertyCasualty360.com. As a result, we're seeing powerful traction in the market. Bryant will be essential in building on this success."
As McGraw-Hill's Digital Media Editorial Director, Rousseau managed 16 magazine-affiliated websites including Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record and GreenSource. Prior to McGraw-Hill, Rousseau worked with Louise Blouin Media as their executive producer and editor-in-chief of Museums magazine and with Nielsen Business Media and other major publishers in roles ranging from editor-in-chief to chief content officer. Rousseau is a graduate of Amherst College and lives in NYC.
Rousseau is located at Summit Business Media's Hoboken office and can be reached at 201-526-2329 or email@example.com.
PropertyCasualty360.com is a powerful online resource that provides a 360 degree view of property & casualty insurance issues significant to insurers, producers, corporate buyers and claims professionals. Powered by a combined aggregate of nearly 300 years' experience serving the P&C market, PropertyCasualty360.com is built on a trusted and authoritative media platform.
The site combines the established knowledge resources and news reporting capabilities from the experts at Summit Business Media's P&C Insurance Network: National Underwriter Property & Casualty, American Agent & Broker, Tech Decisions, Claims Magazine, and Florida Underwriter.
About National Underwriter Property & Casualty
National Underwriter Property & Casualty provides complete coverage of the events and issues affecting the property and casualty insurance industry – both commercial and personal lines. We report on the top stories of the week, give perspective on the latest news shaping the market, examine trends in technology, provide updates on specialty markets and summarize proprietary research results. Unique from niche publications, National Underwriter Property & Casualty is the definitive source for the three audience segments driving the industry:
- Independent agents and brokers
- Risk managers and corporate buyers of insurance
- Insurance company executives, managers and staff
Summit Business Media is the leading B2B media company serving the insurance and investment markets. Through its Media and Reference divisions, SBM publishes 16 magazines, more than 30 targeted industry Web sites, and 150 reference titles. The Events Division hosts a dozen conferences supporting these brands. SBM’s Data Division is the leading provider of group benefits and retirement prospecting tools and insurance industry financial data. For more information, visit SummitBusinessMedia.com.
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