SAN DIEGO - Mark Bauman has left his position as communications director for Internet-based adult content producer Naughty America to pursue new opportunities in the field.

Bauman spent eight years with Naughty America, starting out as the company's Affiliate Manager before taking on the Director of Communications role in 2007. He will continue to consult for Naughty America on a freelance basis, while Joe Johnson manages the company's affiliate relations.

"Mark is a stand-up guy, and we wish him the best," said Naughty America founder Andreas Hronopoulos.

Bauman can be reached via e-mail to mark@emcideas.com.