DETROIT -- KC Crain, 30, has been named vice president/group publisher at Crain Communications Inc., the parent company of Automotive News.
He has responsibility for Plastics News, Rubber & Plastics News, Tire Business and Waste & Recycling News, based in Akron, Ohio. Crain also will supervise the Europe-based titles of European Plastics News, European Rubber Journal, Plastics and Rubber Weekly and Urethanes Technology International. He continues as publisher of AutoWeek.
Crain was named a vice president of Crain Communications in 2008 and publisher of AutoWeek in 2007. He is a former Automotive News reporter.