New York Times Co. Names New President and Chief Executive
Posted: 8/14/2012 | By: Christine Haughney and Amy Chozick | New York Times
The New York Times Co. has named Mark Thompson, the outgoing
director general of the British Broadcasting Corporation, as its new
president and chief executive.
Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the chairman of the Times Co. and the
newspaper’s publisher, announced the appointment late Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. Thompson, 55, will join the company in November. In addition to his
executive roles, he will also sit on the board of directors.