Martin Nisenholtz, senior vice president of digital operations for The New York Times Co., will be retiring at the end of the year, according to paidContent. While Nisenholtz will stay through a transition period, it was reported that there are no plans to appoint a successor.
CEO Janet Robinson is expected to take most or all of Nisenholtz's direct reports, including the research and development group led by Michael Zimbalist and About.com.
Nisenholtz joined The New York Times Electronic Media Co. in 1995. He is credited with pushing the Times towards digitization, especially by popularizing RSS 2.0 for news delivery.