From: Johnson, Jeff
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 2:09 PM
Subject: New Vice President of Entertainment Advertising -
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I am very pleased to announce that Lynne Segall, vice president and associate publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, will be joining The Times as vice president, entertainment advertising, effective July 5.
This is a new position reporting to Dave Murphy, executive vice president and general manager of The Times. Lynne will lead the development and execution of advertising sales and business development strategies for the entertainment category, which includes movies, theater, music, media, television, home entertainment and sports. With this move, Lynne joins solid entertainment teams and initiatives already in place in both print and online.
With her 25 years of leadership and relationships in the entertainment and advertising world, her appointment is a clear and powerful message to the advertising, marketing and entertainment communities that we are committed to growing our multimedia entertainment portfolio. She has been a key contributor to the tremendous success of The Hollywood Reporter, and will play a similar, active role in leading our continued investment in this rapidly changing market.
Please join me in welcoming Lynne to The Times.