Francis Wick has been named president and chief executive officer of Wick Communication. He is the grandson of Wick Communications co-founder Milton Wick.
Wick is currently the publisher of company newspapers in Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Benson, Douglas, and Tucson, Ariz. He has served on the Wick Board of Directors since 2007 and is currently co-chairman of the Inland Press Association Family Owners Committee.
Prior to his position as publisher, he worked at two other Wick newspapers, in Montrose, Colo., where he was the publisher; and assistant advertising manager at The Daily (La.) Iberian. He began his career in publishing at Swift Communications, based in Carson City, Nev.