Scott Schulman Appointed Senior Vice President, Sales And Marketing, The Wall Street Journal; Todd Larsen Appointed President, Consumer Electronic Publishing Division.Business Editors
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2003
Dow Jones Dow Jones
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See : Finance & Company announced today that Scott D. Schulman, 40, has been appointed senior vice president, sales and marketing of The Wall Street Journal, effective immediately. Mr. Schulman was previously president of Dow Jones' Consumer Electronic Publishing An umbrella term for non-paper publishing, which includes publishing online or on media such as CDs and DVDs. division. Todd Larsen, 37, currently vice president and general manager of the Consumer Electronic Publishing division, will become president of the unit. Mr. Schulman replaces Paul C. Atkinson who is leaving the company to pursue other interests.
Commenting on these changes, Peter R. Kann, chairman and chief executive officer and Richard F. Zannino, executive vice president and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. of Dow Jones together said "Scott and Todd are ideally suited to their new roles. With these moves, we further strengthen the Company's leadership and business competitiveness, adding even more value to our readers, advertisers and shareholders. All of us at Dow Jones thank Paul for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavors."
In his new role, Mr. Schulman will be responsible for The Wall Street Journal's global advertising, marketing and sales efforts. He will report to Karen Elliott House Karen Elliott House is a journalist and former executive at the Wall Street Journal and its parent dompany Dow Jones. She served as President of Dow Jones International and then publisher of the WSJ before her retirement in the spring of 2006. , senior vice president of Dow Jones and global publisher of The Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Larsen will report to L. Gordon Crovitz Louis Gordon Crovitz is the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and executive vice-president of Dow Jones.
He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Chicago. , senior vice president of Dow Jones and president of the Electronic Publishing group.
Ms. House said, "I am thrilled that Scott is joining the Journal's leadership team. He is a successful, broad-gauged executive with strong strategic and operating experience in many segments of the publishing industry. His energy, intellect, action orientation, leadership and passion for our business uniquely qualify him to lead our talented sales and marketing team. This will allow us to take greater advantage of The Wall Street Journal's unmatched editorial quality, reader demographics and advertising environment for the benefit of our customers."
Mr. Schulman said, "During nearly 20 years of work in the media and publishing business, I've had the opportunity to gain different perspectives on The Wall Street Journal and its positioning in the media landscape. Working closely with the Journal's highly talented sales and marketing team, I hope to provide even more value to our advertising clients by better capitalizing on the Journal's reputation as the most respected media property in the industry. It is, without question, the most powerful business-to-business vehicle, with the highest content credibility, the strongest brand and the most envied audience."
Mr. Schulman joined Dow Jones in 1999 as vice president of strategic planning Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people. and development. In February 2001, he was named president of Consumer Electronic Publishing. Prior to that, Mr. Schulman was a partner in the Communications, Media and Technology practice at Booz, Allen & Hamilton in New York New York, state, United States
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bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies degree from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. .
Commenting on Mr. Larsen's appointment, Mr. Crovitz said, "Todd is an integral member of the senior team that developed and executed strategies to drive solid growth in paid subscribers, site usage, revenues and cash flow at our internet businesses. I am confident that under his leadership we will continue to capitalize on the profitable opportunities ahead."
Mr. Larsen said, "I look forward to working with the entire Consumer Electronic Publishing team as we tap the enormous potential of our internet businesses."
Mr. Larsen became vice president and general manager of the Consumer Electronic Publishing division in May 2001. Prior to joining Dow Jones in 1999 as corporate director of strategic planning and development, he was a senior associate in the Communications, Media and Technology practice at Booz, Allen & Hamilton in New York. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School Columbia Business School (part of Columbia University), officially named the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and also known as CBS, was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate .
Notes to Editors
Photos of Scott Schulman and Todd Larsen are available through the links below:
Scott Schulman: http://www.dowjones.com/press_room/pressAft/Schulman.jpg
Todd Larsen: http://www.dowjones.com/press_room/pressAft/ToddLarsen.jpg
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