Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of May 6, 2013

May 09, 2013


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The Financial Times announced the appointment of John O'Donovan as chief technical officer, leading the FT's technology strategy across the development and operations teams. O'Donovan joins the FT from the Press Association where he was Director of Architecture & Development. Prior to that he was chief architect for BBC News, Sport and Weather. 

Hearst Magazines president David Carey announced that Troy Young has been appointed president of Hearst Magazines Digital Media. Young will oversee the digital content, technology, operations, revenue, product, and business development strategies for the magazine division's 26 online brands, which reach 63 million unique visitors and total 643 million page views monthly. He will start in the newly formed role on May 13 and report to Carey. Young, a digital media executive and entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in digital publishing and advertising, was most recently president of Say Media.