new york times co-cl b conv (NYTAB) Key Developments
The New York Times Company Promotes Meredith Kopit Levien to the Position of Chief Revenue Officer
Apr 17 15
The New York Times Company announced that Meredith Kopit Levien has been promoted to the position of chief revenue officer, effective immediately. Ms. Kopit Levien will add oversight of the company's consumer business to her existing responsibilities as executive vice president and head of advertising. She will lead the groups charged with the generation of all advertising and subscription revenue from The Times's multiplatform products and services. She will continue to report to President and CEO, Mark Thompson. Ms. Kopit Levien, 44, joined The New York Times Company in August 2013 as executive vice president of advertising.
The New York Times and Women in the World Announce Launch of New Digital Platform on NYTimes.com
Apr 8 15
The New York Times and Women in the World announced the launch of a new digital platform on NYTimes.com for Women in the World. The mobile-optimized, responsive site was built and designed by The New York Times as part of a multiyear agreement between the two companies to collaborate on the Women in the World summit series.
The New York Times Company Announces Executive Changes
Mar 30 15
The New York Times Company announced that Kinsey Wilson, currently company's editor for strategy and innovation, has also been named executive vice president, product and technology. Mr. Wilson will join the company's executive committee and expand his present role to assume leadership of all company-wide digital product and technology operations. He will report jointly to President and CEO Mark Thompson and Executive Editor Dean Baquet. Mr. Wilson joined company in February 2015. Previously, he oversaw NPR's global news-gathering, programming and digital operations as executive vice president and chief content officer. He drove the development of the NPR One mobile app, which pioneered a new digital listening experience, championed initiatives such as Planet Money, NPR Music, and the Race Card Project and is widely credited with positioning NPR as a digital leader. David Perpich has been named senior vice president, product, reporting to Mr. Wilson. Since 2013, Mr. Perpich has been general manager of new digital products, leading the business side team charged with the creation of new digital products. He joined the company in 2010 as executive director of paid products and played a key part in the rollout of company's digital subscription plan in 2011. Mr. Perpich came to The Times from the management consulting firm Booz & Company, where he was a member of their consumer, media and digital industries practice, focusing on growth strategy. The company also announced that Paul Smurl, who has been a central player in the growth of The Times's digital business, is leaving to become COO and President of Some Spider LLC.
The New York Times Company Announces Board Changes
Feb 20 15
The New York Times Company announced that Dara Khosrowshahi and Rebecca Van Dyck will stand as nominees for election to the company's board of directors at the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders to be held on 6 May 2015. Also, David Liddle, a director since 2000, is retiring from the board following the annual meeting and will not be standing for re-election. Currently, Khosrowshahi is president and chief executive officer of Expedia Inc. Van Dyck is currently global head, consumer and brand marketing at Facebook Inc.
The New York Times Company Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on April 23, 2015
Feb 19 15
The New York Times Company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share on the company's Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on April 23, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 8, 2015.