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Marc Frons Named New York Times Company Chief Information Officer

Marc Frons has been named The New York Times Company’s Chief Information Officer. Frons had been the Times’ Chief Technology Officer since 2006. Prior to that he was Chief Technology Officer of Dow Jones for two years.

Frons is also the founder of SmartMoney.com, which he started in 1995, after leaving his post as Senior Editor at Businessweek.

Frons will report to James Follo, the Times Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Denise Warren, Chief Advertising Officer and General Manager, NYTimes.com.

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Could More Layoffs Be Looming At The New York Times?

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It’s just a rumor for now, but The New York Times is certainly covering their asses when CFO James Follo told reporters on Wednesday that “we would expect that to be the case” in response to questions about 2010 layoffs. This less-than-stellar news came during the conference call that followed the last quarter earnings announcement on Wednesday, when it was revealed that the NYT had indeed managed to make a slight profit in 2009, despite declining ad sales. Whether or not the departments affected by these probable layoffs include the newsroom (which was already hit hard last year) has not been determined. We say: definitely cut the kitchen staff first.

Read More: More Layoffs at the New York Times Co.? — The Wrap

Previously: New York Times Presents Quarter Earnings for 2009, New York Times Hits Upon New Plan to Shed Employees, Memo: Times To Layoff 100 Newsroom Staffers

The New York Times Company Names Joseph N. Seibert Chief Information Officer

NYT annual report.jpgThe New York Times Co. has announced that it has named Joseph N. Seibert chief information officer. He will report to James Follo, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Seibert most recently served as chief operating officer of Marc Ecko Enterprises, a global apparel company, from 2006 to 2008, and before that as chief operating officer of Home Decor Products from 2005 to 2006. Full release after the jump.

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