By: E&P Staff
Lee Enterprises has named Brent Magid to its board of directors.
Magid is president and CEO of Frank N. Magid Associates Inc., a research-based strategic consulting firm with offices in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, San Francisco and Marion, Iowa.
“He further broadens the collective wisdom of our strong, independent board of directors, Lee Chairman and CEO Mary Junck said in the Sept. 23 announcement, citing Magid’s “extensive media experience and digital expertise.”
Magid brings to 11 the number of Lee board members, of which nine are outside directors.
Previously president of the North American television division, and CEO since 2001, Magid has driven expansion of Frank N. Magid Associates’ strategic consulting services in retail and consumer products, and he led development of its Magid Media Futures initiative, Millennials Strategy Program, and Newspaper of the Future Program, as well as practices in electronic games, new channel development and wireless media.