The Los Angeles Times Media Group has named Michael J. Tannourji their new executive vice president of advertising.

Tannourji arrives from Ernest & Young where he served as theĀ former director of business development. He replacesĀ John T. O’Loughlin, who left the company earlier this year.

“Mike Tannourji’s strong track record in transforming businesses for growth and profitability makes him uniquely suited to his new position,” Kathy Thomson, president and chief operating officer of Times Media said in a statement. “He has the experience necessary to drive the cultural shifts that are imperative to our future growth.” Read more