CEO of Expedia and marketing executive at Facebook nominated for board positions at NYT Co.
David Liddle, a director since 2000, is retiring from the Board following the annual meeting and will not be standing for re-election
NEW YORK, NY – February 19, 2015 — The New York Times Company announced today that Dara Khosrowshahi and Rebecca Van Dyck will stand as nominees for election to the company’s Board of Directors at the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders on May 6. David Liddle, a director since 2000, is retiring from the Board following the annual meeting and will not be standing for re-election. Other than Dr. Liddle, all of the current directors will stand for re-election.
Mr. Khosrowshahi, 45, has been president and chief executive officer of Expedia, Inc. since 2005. Previously he held various positions with IAC/InterActiveCorp, including president and chief executive officer, IAC Travel, and executive vice president and chief financial officer; and with Allen & Company LLC.
Ms. Van Dyck, 45, is global head, consumer and brand marketing, Facebook, Inc., a position she assumed in 2012. Previously she served as senior vice president and global chief marketing officer for Levi Strauss & Co. and senior director, worldwide marketing and communications, Apple Inc.
“Rebecca’s extensive knowledge of digital consumer brand marketing and management and Dara’s comprehensive digital and international experience, as well as significant financial expertise, will add more depth and breadth to our outstanding board of directors,” said Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., chairman of The New York Times Company. “We thank David profoundly for his many years of wise counsel, support and service to our board during a transformative period. We will miss him.”
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