Personnel Changes

Press Release: Condé Nast Announces New Global Leadership Structure
August 14, 2019 at 9:13 am

Condé Nast has appointed a new global leadership team designed to accelerate the company’s evolution into a 21st century media company. The new organizational structure combines Condé Nast and Condé Nast International into a unified global team and enhances focus on consumer marketing.

Press Release: Ben Lane Named Managing Editor of HousingWire
July 17, 2019 at 5:09 pm

DALLAS, TX (July 17, 2019) — Ben Lane has been named Managing Editor of HousingWire, the nation’s leading source of news and information for the mortgage, real estate and fintech markets. In this leadership role, Lane will be responsible for HousingWire’s editorial strategy and execution. He will also play a highly visible role within the…

Death of the CDO, Rise of the CPO
July 16, 2019 at 12:48 pm

It was 1999 and the Internet was about to flip publishing on its head. The media called for the end of print with the debate being mostly about what month and not what year – a fait accompli. One of the top strategic M&A questions was, “Who’s your head of digital?” Fast forward 20 years.…

Press Release: ALM Appoints Jimi Li as Chief Technology Officer
July 1, 2019 at 11:54 am

Li joins ALM after serving as Partner & Co-Founder of Valence Marketing Infrastructure since 2018, where he served as a Martech expert, using a data-driven approach to help clients audit current state, design digital technology strategies, create a technical solution eco-system and deliver actionable roadmaps.

Press Release: Meredith Corporation Names Farah Zaman Chief Privacy Officer
July 1, 2019 at 9:16 am

Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) announced that Farah Zaman has been named Chief Privacy Officer, effective immediately. Zaman will be responsible for leading Meredith's privacy compliance, education, and protection strategies across all businesses and locations.

Moving On From Publishing Executive: The Song Remains the Same
May 31, 2019 at 3:37 pm

It’s been nearly six years since I took on the very meta role of directing a publication about publishing. It’s been a period of great uncertainty, innovation, and disruption, all of which create a lot of noise, so I always took the job of editor-in-chief of Publishing Executive and Book Business to be one of…

Hearst’s Michael Clinton on Retirement, ‘Failing Fast’ and the Future
May 17, 2019 at 1:29 pm

From start to finish, Michael Clinton’s tenure in media is an unusual one. First off, he started as a business reporter for DNR, the now defunct men’s wear industry paper and a brother publication to WWD under the Fairchild Fashion umbrella. Not a typical training ground for marketing executives. But it proved to be a…

Press Release: Endeavor Business Media Names Chief Marketing Officer
May 10, 2019 at 9:42 am

NASHVILLE, TN, May 8th, 2019 – Endeavor Business Media has named June Griffin as Chief Marketing Officer. Griffin came over with the recent acquisition of the PennWell Media brands in February 2019 and had previously served in a similar role at PennWell for seven years. Griffin also joins the Endeavor Executive Team. She is charged…

Hearst Appoints Mike Smith As Chief Data Officer
February 18, 2019 at 12:17 pm

Hearst Magazines named Mike Smith as its first chief data officer Thursday. When Smith joined Hearst in 2013, he introduced programmatic to its sites and oversaw programmatic buying. As chief data officer, Smith will oversee data use in programmatic campaigns, branded content, direct sold campaigns, sales operations and editorial. “When Troy [Young] became president of…