Publisher of Vanity Fair, Edward Menicheschi, named new CMO and President of the Condé Nast Media Group
Menicheschi succeeds Lou Cona, who will leave the company; ondé Nast will name a new publisher for Vanity Fair shortly
NEW YORK, NY — August 21, 2014 — Robert A. Sauerberg, president of Condé Nast, today named Edward Menicheschi chief marketing officer and president of the Condé Nast Media Group, effective immediately. Menicheschi was most recently vice president and publisher of Vanity Fair.
“Edward has posted extraordinary business results while leading Vanity Fair’s drive into cross-platform ad initiatives including digital, print, video and event activation,” said Sauerberg. “As we build the team that will lead Condé Nast forward, we will rely on Edward to bring his shrewd business skills, his strong relationships and his proven leadership abilities to elevate the company’s advertising and marketing power.”
“Condé Nast has the world’s most impressive portfolio of advertisers and our brands consistently deliver the most influential and prominent audiences,” said Menicheschi. “With this premium positioning, we are poised to develop a superior marketing and advertising organization. This is an unprecedented opportunity to transform the Condé Nast Media Group to more effectively reach premium audiences, cultivate data services, and innovate new ad products, native and client solutions, and large cross-platform deals. I am thrilled to take on this new role and work with Bob and the incredibly talented teams at the brands and the Media Group to drive these initiatives forward.”
Menicheschi succeeds Lou Cona, who will leave the company after many successful years of service. Condé Nast will name a new publisher for Vanity Fair shortly.
Prior to Menicheschi’s role at Vanity Fair, he was president of WWD Media Worldwide. During Menicheschi’s tenure at the company, he has held a number of senior roles at Vogue and GQ.