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Entertainment New York Times Co. Names Meredith Kopit Levien as Next President, CEO

06:06  23 july  2020
06:06  23 july  2020 Source:   thewrap.com

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The New York Times Company on Wednesday named Meredith Kopit Levien , the news organization’s chief operating officer , as its next president and chief executive , making her the youngest person ever to lead its executive ranks. Ms. Levien , 49, will succeed Mark Thompson

(RTTNews) - The New York Times Company ( NYT ) announced that its chief operating officer , Meredith Kopit Levien , will succeed Mark Thompson as president and She became chief operating officer in June 2017, responsible for the company 's digital product efforts. Before joining The Times

Meredith Kopit Levien holding a sign posing for the camera © TheWrap Meredith Kopit Levien

Meredith Kopit Levien will become The New York Times Company's next president and chief executive, the company said on Wednesday.

Levien, who is currently the news organization's chief operating officer, will succeed Mark Thompson on Sept. 8 and serve on the company's board after it unanimously voted on Tuesday to elevate her to the role.

"It's the honor of a lifetime to lead The New York Times. I see a big opportunity to expand journalism's role in the lives of millions more people around the world, and to invest in product and technology innovation that engages our readers and grows our business," Levien said in a statement.

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New York Times Co on Wednesday appointed Chief Operating Officer Meredith Kopit Levien as its new chief executive , effective Sept. Thompson, who has been heading the company since 2012, will also step down as a director, the company said. (Reporting by Ayanti Bera in Bengaluru; Editing

Meredith Kopit Levien has been named The New York Times ’ next president and chief executive officer , taking over from Mark Thompson, who will Levien ’s appointment comes not long after The Times laid off 68 staffers, mainly in advertising. At the time , Thompson and Levien explained that

Thompson will be stepping down after eight years with the Times in which he helped grow the company's digital subscription business.

"I've chosen this moment to step down because we have achieved everything I set out to do when I joined The Times Company eight years ago — and because I know that in Meredith, I have an outstanding successor who is ready to lead the company on to its next chapter," Thompson said.

After joining the Times in 2013 overseeing advertising, Levien rose through the ranks as executive vice president, chief revenue officer and, most recently, was named COO in 2017.

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