Yoga Journal Names New Leadership Team | People On the Move — 11.16.17
Quartz names a new chief revenue officer, Fatherly taps two executives, and more...
Active Interest Media has appointed Tasha Eichenseher and Greg Brenton to lead Yoga Journal as co-brand directors. Eichenseher joined Yoga Journal in 2013 and most recently served as a senior editor and content manager, while Brenton has led Yoga Journal’s marketing efforts since joining the publication in 2013.
“Magazine media is evolving at warp speed, and this new team puts us in a great position to accelerate Yoga Journal’s diversification into initiatives like online education, membership, and marketing services,” said Jonathan Dorn, CIO and General Manager of the Healthy Living Group in a company statement. “Greg and Tasha have been key drivers in these efforts, thanks to their intense creativity and deep commitment to the practice of yoga. In their roles as co-Brand Directors, they will share responsibility for all strategic, product, and business development decisions. We’re building a new model of brand teamwork here, and while they’ll both have some traditional areas of focus – Greg on partnership, Tasha on content – future-focused decisions around audience engagement and product development will be very much a shared responsibility.”
Quartz has promoted Joy Robins (pictured) to lead both sales and marketing in the newly created role of chief revenue officer. Robins joined Quartz in 2013, and formerly served as the company’s SVP, global revenue & strategy.
Fatherly has named Josh Abrams senior vice president, sales. Abrams joins the organization from Turner and Bleacher Report, where he formerly served as vice president of sales. Additionally, Fatherly has hired Chris Boylan as VP, technology. Boylan joins the company from Wenner Media, where he formerly served as the director of engineering overseeing Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal and Glixel.
Ryan McRae has joined The Atlantic as vice president, advertising partnerships, overseeing the company’s New York City-based sales team and sales efforts on the east coast and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Liz Lorenzoni, who is based in Chicago, has been promoted to vice president, advertising partnerships, overseeing sales efforts in the Midwest and Western regions. Lorenzoni most recently served as the company’s senior executive director, global advertising partnerships, while McRae joins from Business Insider, where he served as director of east coast sales.
Omeda has tapped Tony Napoleone as VP, client success. Most recently, Napoleone served as the director of audience development at Bobit Business Media.
Outside has appointed Jakob Schiller and Nicole Barker as new marketing managers. Schiller formerly managed the brand’s online gear channel, overseeing and editing the site’s gear copy, and sections of the Buyer’s Guide. Prior to Outside, he worked as a writer for Wired covering gear and technology. Barker joins the brand from The Clymb, where she worked as the director of communications and partnerships.
Esquire.com has hired its first-ever watch correspondent, podcast host Jeremy Kirkland, who will write a weekly column on the latest watch trends and finds. Additionally, author Lucas Mann has joined the site as a columnist.