November 9, 2007
The Mary Berner-era of talent recruitment continues at Reader's Digest.Berner, the president and CEO of Reader's Digest Association, announced today that More editor Peggy Northrop will become editor-in-chief of the U.S. version of Reader's Digest. Northrop, who will also serve on RDA's executive committee, had been More's editor since 2004.
November 5, 2007
In a move that has long been expected, Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons announced this morning that he will step aside in January to make way for president and COO Jeffrey Bewkes to succeed him.Parsons' current contract expires in May.
November 1, 2007
CMP Technology CEO Steve Weitzner is exiting his role as the company's top executive to take on a new position as head of international M&A and business development, UBM's CEO David Levin told FOLIO: this afternoon. The decision was a mutual one, says Levin, and a search will begin immediately for a replacement. In the meantime Levin will become chairman until a replacement is found.
October 10, 2007
Spin magazine founder Robert Guccione, Jr. on stepping down from his post as Discover Media CEO and assuming instead the role of chairman: "I’m an entrepreneur,
October 6, 2007
The top editor of IDG’s InfoWorld, Steve Fox, resigned yesterday, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile InfoWorld departures in recent weeks including CEO Bob Ostrow and vice president of online sales Kate Hobbie last month.
October 3, 2007
CMP has appointed Joseph Braue senior vice president and group director of Light Reading. Braue has worked 20 years in the industry, most recently as senior vice president of CMP Integrated Marketing Solutions. Before that, he was vice president and group publisher for Data Communications magazine.
September 17, 2007
On the heels of an editorial dustup that led to the sacking of a CEO, IDG Communications has named former CNET Networks executive Mike Kisseberth as president and CEO of PC World Communications and Mac Publishing, which produces Macworld magazine.
August 22, 2007
Vibe's Leo Burnett: 'America is Browning'