“Chris’ strong background in the luxury and business categories, plus experience in the digital world, make him an ideal fit for Conde Nast Traveler,” Conde CEO Si Townsend said in a statement. (You have to love how that “experience in the digital world” comes off as an afterthought. Oh Conde, how we love your dislike of the Internets.)
Full release after the jump.
CHRIS MITCHELL NAMED VICE PRESIDENT & PUBLISHER OF CONDE NAST TRAVELER
Chris Mitchell was named Vice President and Publisher of Conde Nast Traveler, it was announced today by Charles H. Townsend, President and C.E.O. of Conde Nast. His appointment is effective immediately.
Mr. Mitchell has been the Vice President and Publisher of Wired Media since April 2008. Previously, from 2004 to 2008, he was the Vice President and Publisher of Details, and before that, he was the Associate Publisher of The New Yorker.
“Chris’ strong background in the luxury and business categories, plus experience in the digital world, make him an ideal fit for Conde Nast Traveler,” Mr. Townsend said.
Mr. Mitchell holds an M.A. in Publishing from New York University, and a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. He resides in Brooklyn with his wife, Pilar Guzman, Editor-in-Chief of Cookie magazine, and their two children.
Conde Nast, a unit of Advance Publications, includes twenty-three consumer magazines, Conde Nast Digital, the Fairchild Fashion Group, Parade, the Conde Nast Media Group, and the Shared Services Centers.