The New York Times Media Group Annouces Advertising Department Promotions
The New York Times has announced that Todd Haskell, vice president of business development, will assume responsibility for the advertising functions of NYTimes.com. Louis Fabrizio and Brian Garnock have each been named vice president, advertising. All changes are effective immediately. Mr. Haskell will report to Denise Warren, senior vice president, chief advertising officer, The New York Times Media Group. Mr. Fabrizio and Mr. Garnock will report to Alexis Buryk, senior vice president, advertising, The New York Times Media Group.
In his current role Mr. Haskell has been responsible for the development and execution of the long-term sales strategy that supports the Media Group properties, including The New York Times newspaper, the magazines, NYTimes.com, the International Herald Tribune and WQXR-FM. He also manages many of the departments that support advertising revenue growth objectives. His expanded role will add responsibility for the NYTimes.com sales department, advertising operations and for enhancing The Times’s leadership position in the digital advertising community.
Mr. Fabrizio, who had been an advertising group director, will be responsible for managing The Times’s advertising sales in hotels, transportation, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, alcoholic beverages and packaged goods, and will manage The Times’s Miami advertising sales office. Mr. Garnock, who was also an advertising group director, will be responsible for managing The Times’s technology and telecommunications advertising sales, and will continue to manage The Times’s advertising sales offices in Dallas, Seattle and San Francisco.
“We are delighted to recognize Todd’s significant contributions with these expanded responsibilities,” said Ms. Warren. “He is a natural leader with considerable skill in sales and advertising operations. His experience will be extremely valuable as we continue to focus on NYTimes.com as the leading destination for advertisers seeking to reach an affluent and highly educated audience"
“Lou has proven his sales and leadership skills in a challenging business environment. He has the deep admiration of his teams and his colleagues,” said Ms. Buryk. “Brian’s broad experience, strong communications skills and unbridled enthusiasm will prove invaluable in his new role.”
Mr. Haskell, 38, was named vice president, business development, advertising, for The New York Times Media Group in December 2005. Previously, Mr. Haskell was executive director of business development for The New York Times newspaper since August 2004. From 1994 to 2004 he held various positions at Meredith Corporation, including general manager of Ladies’ Home Journal and managing director of Meredith Integrated Marketing. Mr. Haskell joined The New York Times Company in 1989 as an intern, later becoming an advertising account manager at McCall’s, then part of the Company’s magazine group.
Mr. Haskell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from St. Lawrence University in 1990 and an M.B.A. degree from Fordham University in 1997.
Mr. Fabrizio, 53, has been a group director since 2006, overseeing travel and transportation advertising. From 2001 to 2006 he held various advertising positions at the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, including director, marketing and promotion, and was instrumental in the launch of Savor Wine Country magazine. Previously he was the publisher of Out magazine and senior vice president of sales for Planet Out Partners, an Internet start-up company. Mr. Fabrizio began his career at The New York Times in 1979 working on the travel advertising category in telesales. He worked in a variety of sales categories before he launched and managed the first business technology vertical advertising team in 1984.
Mr. Fabrizio received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from St. John’s University in New York in 1977.
Mr. Garnock, 32, was named advertising group director, technology and telecommunications products, in 2006, and added oversight of the Dallas, Seattle and San Francisco advertising sales offices later that year. Previously he was an account manager for the e-commerce category and then the telecommunications category and was named managing director, technology advertising in 2004.
Mr. Garnock began his career at The New York Times in 1997 as a commission sales representative in the Westchester regional sales office. He graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications.
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