Paul Carlucci Announces Retirement from News America Marketing
Longtime Veteran Of News Corp To Be Succeeded By Martin Garofalo
NEW YORK -- June 3, 2014
Paul V. Carlucci, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of News America
Marketing, announced today that he will retire next month, completing 23 years
of service to News Corp.
Mr. Carlucci will be succeeded by Martin J. Garofalo, said Robert Thomson,
Chief Executive of News Corp. Mr. Garofalo is currently President of News
“Paul has been a close confidant and trusted colleague for more than two
decades, and his contributions to our company and the people we serve are
incalculable,” said Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of News Corp. “I am
grateful for his friendship, his leadership, and his counsel through the
years, and wish him all the best in the future.”
"A sincere 'Thank You' for all the opportunities that News Corporation
management has given my colleagues and me over more than twenty years," said
Mr. Carlucci. "The support, guidance and culture allowed us to build a
business and to really enjoy the experience in the process. With the
appointment of long term senior executive Marty Garofalo as CEO, I can
honestly subscribe to Frank Sinatra's sentiment...'The Best Is Yet To Come!’''
“Paul leaves News America Marketing on a high, with a thriving business and a
strong management team that is a monument to his leadership,” said Mr.
Thomson. “Marty has vast experience in the sector, and creative and strategic
thoughts for the expansion of our digital and international business.”
Mr. Carlucci joined News America FSI in June 1991 as Executive Vice President,
Media and was promoted to President in 1992. From 1995 to 1997, he was
President and Chief Executive Officer of News America Publishing (parent
company to News America Marketing, TV Guide, Weekly Standard and News America
New Media). In 1997 he was appointed Chairman and CEO of News America
Marketing, and from 2005 to 2012 he was also Publisher of the New York Post.
Prior to joining News Corporation, Mr. Carlucci worked at Caldor, Inc., R.H.
Macy’s, Inc. and the New York Daily News.
Mr. Carlucci, a graduate of Fordham University, also is active in
philanthropic work, serving on the board of the American Jewish Committee and
on the Lay Advisory of the New York Board of Rabbis. He previously served on
the board of the Children’s Miracle Network for 18 years.
“I’m honored to be succeeding Paul Carlucci and his strong legacy,” said Mr.
Garofalo. “I look forward to growing the organization to new heights as we
capitalize on the technological and global opportunities before us.”
Mr. Garofalo has been with News America Marketing for more than 25 years,
serving in a number of positions, including Executive Vice President for
Shopper Marketing and National Sales Manager for SmartSource iGroup. He is a
graduate of Georgetown University and is a board member of the non-profit
organization Renew International.
News America Marketing is the premier publisher of coupons in the U.S and
Canada, producing billions of coupons annually. It publishes SmartSource
Magazine, which has a weekly circulation of 74 million. News America Marketing
is also a well-known provider of in-store marketing products and services,
primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers.
About News Corp
News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) is a global, diversified media
and information services company focused on creating and distributing
authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The
company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and
information services, cable network programming in Australia, digital real
estate services, book publishing, digital education, and pay-TV distribution
in Australia. Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are
conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
More information: http://www.newscorp.com.
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