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Company Overview of Hearst Magazines International

Company Overview

Hearst Magazines International publishes and distributes monthly magazines internationally. The company publishes consumer titles in various languages. Its editions are published through joint ventures, partnerships, and licensing arrangements, as well as through its wholly owned subsidiary, The National Magazine Company Limited, in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in New York, New York. Hearst Magazines International operates as a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation.

300 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019-3791

United States

Founded in 1989

Phone:

212-649-2275

Fax:

212-541-4212

Key Executives for Hearst Magazines International

Chief Executive Officer, President, Vice Chairman of The National Magazine Company and Chief Executive of National Magazine Company Limited
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and General Manager
Senior Vice President of Europe
Senior Vice President and International Publishing Director
Vice President and Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hearst Magazines International Key Developments

Hearst Magazines International Appoints Gary Ellis as Chief Digital Officer, Effective March 3

Hearst Magazines International announced that Gary Ellis has been appointed to the newly created position of chief digital officer, responsible for the content, technology, operations and overall business strategy for the company's global web and mobile products. The announcement was made by Duncan Edwards, president and CEO of Hearst Magazines International, to whom Ellis will report. He will be based in New York City and assumes his role on March 3. From 2005 to 2013, Ellis was vice president, international digital media for Viacom Media Networks, where he helped build the company's online network, overseeing product development, marketing, programming, social media, sponsorships, production and operations, and the creation of scalable, multi-platform business models.

Hearst Magazines International Appoints Arnaud de Puyfontaine as Managing Director, Western Europe, Effective September 1, 2013

Hearst Magazines International announced that Arnaud de Puyfontaine, 49, CEO of Hearst Magazines UK since 2009 and executive vice president of Hearst Magazines International since 2011, will add managing director, Western Europe to his responsibilities, overseeing the activities of Hearst Magazines in Spain, Italy, Holland, Germany and France. The announcement was made by Duncan Edwards, president and CEO, Hearst Magazines International, to whom de Puyfontaine will continue to report. de Puyfontaine will assume his new responsibilities on September 1 and will remain based in London. Before joining Hearst, de Puyfontaine served as president and CEO of Mondadori France overseeing a portfolio of 30 titles and group digital operations. Prior to that, he was chairman and CEO of the Emap France Group.

Hearst Magazines International Launches Esquire in Vietnam

Hearst Magazines International (HMI), a unit of Hearst Corporation, announced the launch of Esquire in Vietnam starting with the April issue, in print and iPad e-edition on March 26. Esquire Vietnam marks the 27th edition of the general-interest lifestyle magazine for sophisticated men, and will be published in partnership with Sun Flower Media, with whom HMI already partners to publish Cosmopolitan and Harper’s Bazaar in Vietnam. The most honored monthly magazine in America, Esquire defines, reflects and celebrates what it means to be a man in contemporary culture. The magazine is published in 14 languages and distributed in 45 countries, having most recently launched in Singapore in July 2012.

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