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MacPherson departs; Capkun assumes Publisher role

June 6, 2018 | By Anthony Capkun

Anthony Capkun

June 5, 2018 – Electrical Business Magazine’s publisher of 11 years, John MacPherson, has left Annex Business Media to pursue another career opportunity. Moving into his position is Anthony Capkun, the now-former editor of EBMag.

“Over the past 11 years, John and I enjoyed a great working relationship, and we both shared a passion for serving our audience and supporters,” said Anthony. “I count him among the prominent mentors of my own professional journey. Best of luck in your new role, John.”

Anthony has been the editor of Electrical Business Magazine for nearly 14 years, a business publication serving Canada’s professional electrical community through print, digital, webinars, video, etc. His portfolio has expanded over the years to include responsibility for several additional print and/or digital properties, including L’industrie électrique, Energy-Manager.ca, Distribution & Supply and more.

“I’m humbled by everyone’s words of encouragement and congratulations, and excited about the positive conversations I’ve had with our audience and supporters,” said Anthony. “I can’t wait to get started on continuing our tradition—our mandate—of serving our audience and clients to the best of our ability in my new role as publisher.”


Electrical Business Magazine is a product of Annex Business Media, Canada’s largest privately owned business-to-business publisher, which serves numerous markets across the country through magazines, websites, events, newsletters and more.

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