Lightwave Europe appoints Michael Wolf as publisher

16 May 2002 -- PennWell Corporation has appointed Michael Wolf as Publisher of Lightwave Europe magazine.

16 May 2002 -- PennWell Corporation has appointed Michael Wolf as Publisher of Lightwave Europe magazine. Mr. Wolf was most recently international sales director, technology for McGraw-Hill's Business Week magazine.

PennWell Senior Vice-President David Janoff said, "We are pleased to have Michael join our UK-based staff on Lightwave Europe. The magazine has been extremely successful since its March launch, exceeding advertising expectations despite market conditions. Michael's appointment is another example of PennWell's long-term commitment to the market. His expertise in international sales leadership will continue to drive Lightwave Europe forward."

Michael Wolf has previously held the position of managing director, international for Data Communications and magazines; and has held sales director positions for Telecommunications, Microwave Journal, Journal of Electronic Defense, and Communications magazines. He speaks German, and earned his B.A. in Art History and German from Leicester University. He holds memberships with the Institute of Directors; the Institute of Marketing; and the International Advertising Association.

Lightwave Europe is the first European-based magazine to cover fibre optics technology exclusively for the European telecommunications industry. The in-depth, technology-focused content include feature articles, application/technology pieces, analyses, country-specific reports, product focuses, as well as contributed industry columns and more, each month.

Visit to subscribe, free of charge to qualified persons. PennWell (, a diversified media and information company, is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company publishes 45 business-to-business magazines for a variety of markets, and owns and conducts over 50 conferences and exhibitions held around the world.

For more information, contact director of marketing Michelle Keyworth at +1 603 465 3067

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