AKRON, OHIO — John Fitzgerald joined Crain Communications Inc. in Detroit on Jan. 23 as the circulation manager for Plastics News in Akron and sister publication Business Insurance in Chicago. He replaces J.A. Lewellen, who has left the company.
Fitzgerald, 31, formerly was director of marketing communications for the Industrial Technology Institute in Ann Arbor, Mich., and held marketing postions at CSC Healthcare and American Dental Technologies.
Fitzgerald holds a master's of business administration in marketing from Wayne State University in Detroit and a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Marketing Association and Great Lakes Interactive Marketing Association.
Fitzgerald lives with his wife, Kimberly, and their three children in Southfield, Mich.