David Nussbaum, F+W Media chairman & CEO announced today the promotion of Jim Ogle to chief operations officer and chief financial officer. As COO & CFO, Ogle has responsibility for all financial functions of the company, as well as all legal matters, production, information technology, and logistics. In addition, Ogle will play a significant role in the development and execution of the company's strategic plan.

Since his arrival at F+W in 2008 Ogle has helped with major financial restructuring initiatives and multiple acquisitions, including the recent acquisition of Interweave Press.

"Jim has repeatedly proven his talents and abilities and how F+W is better for having his leadership. It is my pleasure to work alongside Jim daily and on behalf of the Board of the Directors, I thank him for his dedication to F+W Media," said Nussbaum.

Prior to joining F+W, Ogle served as CFO, Cygnus Business Media, an ABRY Partners company, acted as v-p of finance for Penton Media, and served as controller for Sharemax.