Friday, April 4, 2008

Business Leader Media Acquires South Florida CEO Magazine

Business Leader Media has acquired South Florida CEO magazine, the leading business-to-business magazine in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Fort Lauderdale metropolitan markets. In conjunction with the acquisition, South Florida CEO magazine will change its name to South Florida Business Leader.

Founded in 1998, South Florida CEO has a circulation of over 35,000 readers, with strong corporate pass-along distribution. Business Leader Media publishes monthly business magazines in major North Carolina business hubs, as well as a number of regional quarterly and annual business publications. The company also publishes several national newsstand magazines that reach small-business owners and business professionals.

Mark Mellman, a Miami native and current executive with Business Leader Media, will become Publisher of South Florida Business Leader and Vivian Fried, who has been with South Florida CEO for six years, will assume the role of Associate Publisher.