(someone) was promoted to (a position)

When a person gets a higher position within a company, you can say that the person "was promoted".

You can give information about the old job and the new job this way:

Did you hear that Jana was promoted from Sales Assistant to Account Manager?

You can also use the active voice:

Frank promoted Kenji to Copy Chief.

But this phrase is usually said in passive voice ("was promoted" or "got promoted").

This phrase appears in these lessons: