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Drew Schutte Named Senior Vice President Conde Nast Digital

new-yorker1.jpgConde Nast Digital, formerly known as CondeNet, doesn’t appear to be wasting much time with its reshuffle. The company just announced it has named Drew Schutte senior vice president & chief revenue officer effective immediately. Schutte will be responsible for managing the newly consolidated digital sales team and working closely with the publishers on integrated sales throughout all of the company’s titles.


Lisa Hughes
has been tapped to take over Schutte’s former position as vice president & publisher of The New Yorker. Hughes has been vice president & publisher of Conde Nast Traveler since 1995. Full release after the jump.


February 5, 2009 (New York, NY) — Drew Schutte has been named Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer of Conde Nast Digital, it was announced today by Charles H. Townsend, President and C.E.O. of Conde Nast. This newly created position takes effect immediately.

Mr. Schutte will be responsible for all sales and marketing for Conde Nast Digital. He will manage the newly consolidated digital sales team and work closely with the publishers on integrated sales throughout all of the company’s titles.

“Drew has a proven track record of selling online and print—as well as an understanding of the complexity of selling integrated campaigns– which makes him uniquely qualified for the job,” Mr. Townsend said.

Mr. Schutte became VP & Publisher of The New Yorker in January 2007. Previously he was VP & Publishing Director of Wired Media. He joined the magazine in 1994 as West Coast Advertising Manager. Before joining Wired, Mr. Schutte spent three years at Business Week based in San Francisco. Prior to that he was East Coast Manager for PC Week and West Coast Manager for Inc.

Mr. Townsend also announced that Lisa Hughes is being named Vice President & Publisher of The New Yorker. Her position is effective immediately.

“Lisa is an experienced publisher, a strategic thinker, and an innovative marketer who is inherently well suited to lead the business side of The New Yorker,” Mr. Townsend said.

Ms. Hughes has been Vice President & Publisher of Conde Nast Traveler since 1995 and has guided it through some of its most successful years. In 2008, Conde Nast Traveler was named to both Adweek’s “Hotlist” and Advertising Age’s “A-List.” Previously, she held positions as VP & Publisher of House & Garden, and as Associate Publisher of Vanity Fair. Ms. Hughes began her career at Conde Nast in sales at Mademoiselle.

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