Condé Nast Appoints Roger Lynch as Global Chief Executive

Condé Nast has announced former head of music streaming service at Pandora, Roger Lynch, as its global chief executive. On the search for a new leader to bring it into the new digital age, the publisher has been looking to fill the roll—Lynch will start on April 22nd, moving from San Francisco to New York.

“We believe Roger is the right person to lead Condé Nast during our new phase of global integration, growth and transformation,” said Jonathan Newhouse, chairman of the board of directors, in a statement. He continues, “significant international experience and a proven track record building companies at the evolving intersection of media and technology.”

In his previous role, Lynch served as president and chief executive at Pandora for 18 months.

“I have long admired the extraordinary, award-winning content produced by Condé Nast,” Lynch said in a statement. “As a newly combined global company, we have the opportunity to accelerate the evolution of the consumer experiences and value we deliver to our audiences and partners around the world.”

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