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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.


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

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– October 9, 2008

The New York Times Company announced today that Joseph N. Seibert has been named chief information officer. He will report to James Follo, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Joe to The New York Times Company,” said Mr. Follo. “He is a proven leader with extensive experience in operations and every area of information technology, including corporate infrastructure and the Internet. We look forward to his leadership and expertise.”

Mr. Seibert, 49, served as chief operating officer of Marc Ecko Enterprises, a global apparel company, from 2006 to 2008. Previously, he was chief operating officer of Home Decor Products from 2005 to 2006, and served as chief information officer of GSI Commerce from 2003 to 2005. Before that, he held various positions at CBS and Viacom from 1993 to 2002, leaving Viacom as chief information officer with global responsibility for more than 1,200 information technology professionals. He received a B.A. degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1984.

The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading media company with 2007 revenues of $3.2 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 16 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

This press release can be downloaded from www.nytco.com

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