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Rodale CEO Replaced by Founder’s Granddaughter

maria_about.jpgRodale CEO Steven Pleshette Murphy announced yesterday that he will step down, replaced by the chair of the book and magazine company, Maria Rodale.

According to FishbowlNY, Maria is the granddaughter of the publisher’s founder, and author of “Maria Rodale’s Organic Gardening” and two other titles. She keeps a website entitled Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen, cross-posting her essays about healthy living, cooking, and gardening advice at The Huffington Post.

Here’s a statement from Maria Rodale, from the article: “I have been preparing my whole life to lead Rodale … As chairman and CEO, I will work to build on the strong foundation we have established during the past ten years to take this incredible company to even greater heights.”

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