NEW YORK — Christopher J. Battaglia has been named publisher of Pensions & Investments, effective Jan. 1.
Richard Scanlon, a district sales manager for P&I, will become advertising sales director, also effective Jan. 1.
William T. Bisson Jr. announced the promotions last week. Mr. Bisson, who was publisher, will become group publisher, financial publications.
Mr. Battaglia, most recently associate publisher-sales, first joined P&I in 1993 and held the post of advertising director when he left the company in 2000. He rejoined as associate publisher in 2002. He has also held positions at The Industry Standard, Yahoo!, Corporate Finance Magazine and Investment Dealers' Digest, and he spent time on the syndicate desk at Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Scanlon joined P&I in 2002 from Popular Science Magazine, where he specialized in new business and turnaround strategies. He has also worked for Weider Publications, Bear Stearns, E.F. Hutton and Dean Witter.