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TIME INC. APPOINTS SUEJIN YANG VP/GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT OF ‘PEOPLE’ AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

 

(NEW YORK, September 15, 2014) - Time Inc., one of the largest branded magazine media companies in the world, has appointed Suejin Yang VP/General Manager, Digital Entertainment of PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly.  A 20-year media industry veteran, Yang joins Time Inc. from NBC Universal, where she most recently held the post of Vice President, Bravo Digital Media for the past three years.  The announcement was made today by M. Scott Havens, SVP Digital, Time Inc.

 

In her new role at Time Inc., which she begins today, Yang will serve as General Manager of PEOPLE Digital and will oversee the digital operations of Entertainment Weekly.  She will be responsible for growing Time Inc.’s digital entertainment businesses, as well as managing relationships between cross-functional and corporate

teams to create and execute digital strategy for the two iconic brands.

 

“Suejin Yang’s leadership and team building experience, along with her diverse background in product management, video, multi-platform strategy, and integrated marketing will be invaluable to Time Inc.,” said Havens, to whom Yang will report. “In addition, her knowledge of entertainment, fashion, and lifestyle content dovetails perfectly with the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly brands as we accelerate our digital content and product offerings to more than 40 million unduplicated digital readers a month.”

 

Prior to her role at NBC Universal, Suejin Yang held various senior management positions at Viacom from 1998-2011 including MTVi (Director, Ad Sales Marketing), MTV Networks (Executive Producer, MTV Digital), and MTV/VH1 Digital (VP, Product Development).  She earned a B.A. in History from Cornell University and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences.  Yang is a native New Yorker and lives in

Greenwich Village.

 

 

About Time Inc.

Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) is one of the largest media companies in the world reaching more than 130 million consumers each month across multiple platforms. With influential brands such as TIME, PEOPLE, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Real Simple, Wallpaper, Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine, Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the FORTUNE 500, TIME 100, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year, the Food & Wine Classic

in Aspen and the Essence Festival.

 

 

Date: 
Monday, September 15, 2014