February 25, 2015 Last Updated 12:13 pm

John Ecke joins Penton’s Agriculture Group as Vice President, Digital Products

Most recently Ecke was UBM Tech’s VP, Brand and Product Director, overseeing tech media including InformationWeek

Press Release:

NEW YORK, NY – February 25, 2015 — Penton’s Agriculture Group today announced that industry veteran John Ecke will join as Vice President, Digital Products, where he will be responsible for driving all digital sales and product development initiatives. Ecke will be involved with all of the Penton Agriculture Group brands some of which include The Farm Progress Show, Husker Harvest Days, The Farm Press properties, Farm Futures and BEEF Magazine. Ecke will be based in Penton’s New York office and will report to Dan Bagan, Group President, Food & Agriculture.

“We are very excited that John has joined our team. His digital experience will be valuable to us as we develop even more digitally focused solutions in the agriculture sector. I am confident that his expertise will help us create unique offerings for our customers,” said Bagan.

Most recently Ecke was UBM Tech’s Vice President, Brand and Product Director, overseeing all tech media including the flagship brand, InformationWeek. He has deep experience managing people, process and P&Ls while creating and guiding brands through market change, driven by technology advancement and evolving customer needs.

Earlier, Ecke was sales director, National Sales Manager and Publisher Wall Street & Technology, Group Publisher of Financial Services and Group Publisher of Vertical Markets. Ecke also founded Advanced Trading.

Ecke earned a degree in International Business and Marketing from Hofstra University.

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