Hudson, of Fort Myers, FL, has more than 20 years of experience in the publishing business. She joined after nearly 15 years with The News-Press Media Group, a Gannett newspaper in Fort Myers. She most recently was in the role of Digital Editor. A native of Indiana, Hudson worked at the Tribune-Star in Terre Haute, Ind., prior to moving to Fort Myers.

“Michelle joins us at an exciting time as the sands of the publishing business are shifting below our feet. Disruptive technology and evolving reader trends require innovation and strategic thinking, states Terrence O’Hanlon, CEO and Publisher. “Michelle brings deep publishing business experience to her new position, however the most important thing she contributes is her ability to lead our business far into the future while still focusing on the operations of today. We are honored to have her as a member of the team.”, a Fort Myers, Florida-based company, provides the world’s largest maintenance reliability body of knowledge, educational information and networking that enables safe and effective asset management for organizations around the world. The company publishes Uptime Magazine as well as several books a year. It also produces conferences for reliability professionals and asset managers, including the 28th International Maintenance Conference in Bonita Springs in December that attracts more than 800 professionals from more than 30 countries.

The company’s next conference will be Reliability 2.0 in Las Vegas in April followed by a September conference in Dubai.

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