Melony Ward, who recently resigned from Canadian Art magazine after 11 years as its publisher and executive director(until 2007) of the Canadian Art Foundation, has been appointed executive publisher of Azure, the Toronto-based contemporary international architectural and design magazine.
Her new position makes her responsible for circulation development, print and online brand expansion, and managing the successful AZ Awards, the magazine’s annual international design and architecture awards program.
"I'm excited to be joining Azure," Ward said in a release. "It's clear to me that company has lots of growth potential in the domestic and international markets, through its new AZ Awards program, its online presence and through its sister publication Designlines.
Sergio Sgaramella remains publisher and Nelda Rodger editor of Azure.