We had heard rumors this morning, and they have now been confirmed. FHM has laid off five staffers: fashion director Antony Wright, fashion editor Elisabeth Dick, art director Sean Johnston and associate editors Mark Yarm and Meghan Conaton.
David Pullan, managing director, emap llc, FHM‘s parent company, confirmed to FishbowlNY:
“As we plan for the continued growth and expansion of the FHM brand in the U.S., it became necessary to reassess our organizational structure. In doing that, we have made some staff changes. Our new organization better balances our print and online resources.”
FishbowlNY’s Recent FHM Coverage:
Update: As Eat The Press noted, Clinton, Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Jack Welch and Malcolm Gladwell are all part of the lineup for the World Business Forum next month at Radio City Music Hall.