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August 17, 2012 Mark Thompsonwill take over as CEO of The New York Times. The former director general of the BBC succeeds Janet Robinson and has digital expansion in his blood. "Our board concluded that Mark's experience and his accomplishments at the BBC made him the ideal candidate to lead the Times Co. at this moment in time when we are highly focused on growing our business through digital and global expansion," Arthur Sulzberger Jr.said in a statement announcing the appointment. Across the pond, they remember Thompson as the man who brought the BBC everywhere, something he'll try ...
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