ALM Appoints Mark Fried as Chief Financial Officer and President of Events
Former President & CEO of Vendome Group Joins ALM’s Executive Team
New York, NY – February 26, 2018 — ALM Media announced today that Mark Fried has joined ALM as Chief Financial Officer and President, Events. Fried joins ALM after serving as President and CEO of Vendome Group, a media company targeting business professionals with media brands and industry events.
“Mark’s background as a media sector CEO is perfect for our finance and events teams given the stage of our business evolution,” said Bill Carter, President and CEO of ALM Media. “His experience working with investors and key financial stakeholders will help us communicate externally while leading the finance function internally. On the events front, Mark’s history of running a business with a large professional services events portfolio makes him a natural fit for that aspect of his role at ALM.”
Fried’s accountability beyond the financial function will include P&L ownership of the ALM global events portfolio, consisting of approximately 80 events including Legalweek, cyberSecure, BenefitsPro Broker Expo, SuperConference, America’s Claims Event and more.
“ALM is a leader in the B2B media industry, with a wealth of media, intelligence and events offerings delivered to business professionals,” said Mark Fried, Chief Financial Officer and President of ALM Events. “I am excited to join the ALM leadership team supporting the company’s financial function while concurrently growing ALM’s events business in these attractive segments.”
ALM is the most trusted media, information and intelligence company supporting both the practice of and business of professionals in the legal, insurance, commercial real estate and financial services industries. ALM delivers leading data, intelligence, insights, events and audiences essential for growing businesses globally to over 7 million professionals. Please visit www.alm.com for more information, and visit www.alm.com/events/ to learn about our upcoming events. Please follow us on Twitter at @ALMGlobal_.