NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week today announced Beth Wagner as the new Associate Publisher of Business & Commercial Aviation(BCA), leading business development, expansion and the global sales efforts across the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In this newly created role, Beth will partner with editorial and marketing and represent Aviation Week's integrated business aviation portfolio. "We are proud to have Beth champion BCA in the market and lead strategic growth," said Greg Hamilton, President of Aviation Week and Publisher of BCA. "Beth's passion for business aviation, coupled with her knowledge and experience, will continue to drive customer success, digital expansion and BCA's leadership role in the market." After more than fifty years, BCA remains the essential how-to publication for business aviation owners and operators worldwide. With an industry-leading circulation and mobile-tablet delivery, BCA is firmly positioned for the continued adoption of mobile and tablets within the business aviation community. Based in Washington, D.C., Wagner has more than 15 years of sales experience, nearly all of which have been focused on the business aviation community. She has extensive experience creating customer-focused, integrated programs, account management for top IT/consulting firms, and working across all levels of management. Beth has led numerous initiatives for Aviation Week in media and events -- including client management for the annual Top-Performing Companies program -- and plays a key role in BCA's ongoing expansion and further transition to digital media. Wagner joined Aviation Week in 1996, and is the recipient of two Sales Person of the Year Awards for business and market share growth. A native of New York, Beth is a graduate of the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH. About Aviation Week: Aviation Week, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. Aviation Week produces data and analytics services including the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN), industry-leading events around the world, as well as ShowNews and Business & Commercial Aviation. On July 2, 2012, the group's flagship Aviation Week & Space Technology (AW&ST) relaunched with an even greater focus on technology, business and operations that has long been the brand's hallmark. In addition to civil, military and space, AW&ST's market coverage is further expanded with new monthly Defense Technology and MRO editions to include land and sea and aftermarket insights. Aviation Week's 2012 digital expansion includes a redesigned AviationWeek.com for deeper community engagement and navigation and a comprehensive technology upgrade to the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN). AWIN, the industry's essential integrated business tool, now has increased capability through more fleet and MRO data and an expanded team of data analysts.