Condé Nast names Kim Kelleher vice president and publisher of Wired
Kelleher was most recently president of Say Media, and prior to that was worldwide publisher of Time
NEW YORK, NY – September 9, 2014 -– Robert A. Sauerberg, president of Condé Nast, today named Kim Kelleher vice president and publisher of Wired. Kelleher succeeds Howard Mittman, who was recently named vice president and publisher of GQ. This appointment marks a return to Condé Nast for Kelleher, who previously served as vice president and publisher of Self.
“Kim is a proven business leader and a true pioneer in this industry,” said Sauerberg. “Bringing that knowledge and energy to Wired will create new growth opportunities and revenue streams, and power one of our marquee brands into the future.”
“I am thrilled to join Scott Dadich and the incredibly talented team at Wired to continue to build out the Wired franchise,” said Kelleher. “The momentum and growth for the Wired brand is unlimited.”
Kelleher’s career in media, marketing and advertising spans over twenty years. Kelleher was most recently president of Say Media, where she oversaw the company’s business strategy including global sales, marketing, production, communications, media solutions and content operations. Prior to Say Media, Ms. Kelleher was worldwide publisher of TIME. During her tenure, she was named Advertising Age’s Publisher of the Year in October 2011. She also served as vice president and publisher of Sports Illustrated, where she was the first female executive to lead Sports Illustrated advertising sales in the history of the brand. Previously, Kelleher was vice president and publisher of Self and was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, the industry’s premier award for outstanding young advertising professionals.
In addition, Kelleher is active in many philanthropic initiatives with organizations involved with breast cancer, heart health, and other important causes. She serves on several boards including the Board of Governors of Cancer and Careers, the charitable arm of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), Upworthy, The American Advertising Federation and New York Women in Communications.
Kelleher is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and resides in New York with her husband and two sons.