By: E&P Staff
Business Wire (BW) has promoted Matthew Policastro to regional manager of its Los Angeles bureau, and Leon Harbar to vice president for global trade shows and events.
Policastro is a five-year BW veteran who previously was an account executive and sales manager for the Los Angeles region.
Harbar joined BW in 1993 as an account executive in the Los Angeles office, and was promoted to regional manager of the Charlotte, N.C., bureau five years later. He returned to Los Angeles in 2001 as manager of trade show services.
In other news, BW announced an agreement with Brazil’s Agencia Estado media organization. About 300 Brazilian media outlets subscribe to AE’s news service, which includes BW content.