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New York Times Names Meredith Kopit Levien Exec VP of Advertising

Meredith Kopit Levien has been named the new executive VP of advertising for The New York Times. Levien comes to the Times from Forbes, where she most recently served as chief revenue officer. Kopit Levien has been with Forbes since 2010.

Mark Thompson, president and CEO of the Times, said Kopit Levien “Joins us with a proven track record as a highly skilled business executive known for success, creativity and innovation in all the arenas important to The Times, namely print, digital and live events.  She is also a motivational leader who will be charged with overseeing an already excellent sales team at a disruptive time for the industry.”

Kopit Levien begins August 5 and will report to Thompson.

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