Media Moves

KC Crain named CEO of Crain Communications

November 25, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

KC Crain

KC Crain was named CEO of Crain Communications Inc., the Detroit-based, family-owned media company that is the parent company for Pensions & Investments and nearly 20 other trade and business titles.

A story on Pension & Investments states, “He had been president and chief operating officer. His father, Keith E. Crain, remains chairman of the board.

“The action was ratified at the company’s annual board meeting Nov. 18.

“‘We’re proud of the 104-year legacy of our company and of the continued leadership from within our family,’ Keith Crain said. ‘KC has done a terrific job of steering our company in recent years, including strategic acquisitions. This year in particular has been challenging for many media companies, and KC and his entire team have led us to a successful year.’

“A companywide effort to increase paid subscribers began even before the coronavirus pandemic. The result is an increase in new paid subscribers of 50% for 2020.”

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