Consumer Reports names Jason Fox as Vice President, Digital
Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Fox was the global head of product for Reuters News Agency
YONKERS, NY — April 6, 2015 — Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named Jason Fox as Vice President, Digital. In his new role, Mr. Fox will lead efforts to strengthen the organization’s digital products, forge digital partnerships to expand reach, and bring Consumer Reports to new communities.
Mr. Fox will report to Leonora Wiener, Vice President of Brand, Product Strategy and Integration at Consumer Reports.
“Jason Fox will fill a vital position, leading our efforts at Consumer Reports to reimagine the brand’s digital experience to have a more vibrant impact on consumers’ lives,” Ms. Wiener said. “His talent and exceptional experience has already produced many award-winning, industry-recognized digital products.”
Marta Tellado, president & CEO, added that “effective digital communications are imperative so that we as the country’s leading consumer organization can continue to advance our mission and help the next generation of consumers become change agents in a highly complex, rapidly evolving marketplace. Jason will play a lead role by developing our digital portfolio.”
Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Mr. Fox was the global head of product for Reuters News Agency, the world’s largest multimedia news organization. At Reuters, he led a complete rethink of Reuters’ flagship business-to-business product, Media Express. He also launched several innovative products, including Reuters Live Online, Reuters Access, Reuters Essential Video Archive, white-label solutions for the Olympics and World Cup, as well as a new business, Reuters-TIMA Location Services.
Before Reuters, Mr. Fox held several senior-level positions at Time Inc. where he helped reinvent leading digital properties including TIME, Fortune, and LIFE, and built critical partnerships with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr, and many others.
“Consumer Reports’ mission to create a safer, more transparent, and fairer marketplace for all has never been more relevant,” said Mr. Fox, who is a longtime subscriber himself. “I see tremendous opportunities to bring new digital products to market and transform the organization’s online offerings to achieve this goal, as well as reach new audiences and communities.”
Source: Consumer Reports