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Condé Nast Names Pilar Guzmán Editor-in-Chief of Condé Nast Traveler






New York, NY – August 14, 2013: Charles H. Townsend, chief executive officer, and Robert A. Sauerberg, Jr., president, of Condé Nast, today named Pilar Guzmán editor-in-chief of Condé Nast Traveler, effective September 3rd.


“We are so excited to welcome Pilar back to Condé Nast to run one of our most iconic brands,” said Mr. Sauerberg. “With her charismatic style, digital savvy and exceptional taste, she has a unique sensibility for what resonates with audiences. We look forward to seeing her imprint on Condé Nast Traveler’s prized editorial content.”


Condé Nast Traveler has a discerning following of avid travelers who appreciate its engaging features, thoughtful advice and stunning visuals,” added Ms. Guzmán. “I look forward to working with the Condé Nast Traveler team and particularly, to drawing upon the insights and vision of the Company’s artistic director Anna Wintour to catapult this legendary brand.”


Previously, Ms. Guzmán served as vice president and editor-in-chief of Martha Stewart Living where she was responsible for the editorial direction of the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia flagship since March 2011. Under her direction, this year the publication earned a National Magazine Award in General Excellence in the lifestyle category.


From 2005 to 2009, Ms. Guzmán worked for Condé Nast as the founding editor-in-chief of Cookie, an award-winning parenting magazine targeting young, style-conscious parents. Ms. Guzmán has also served as senior editor at Real Simple, as executive editor of One, as design and architecture editor at City magazine and as a contributor to The New York Times, I.D., Metropolis, Wallpaper, and Marie Claire. She launched her career in journalism writing a travel guide to Italy before working as a food critic and lifestyle writer for the New York Daily News.


Ms. Guzmán succeeds Klara Glowczewska, who will leave Condé Nast after many successful years of service.


About Condé Nast:

Condé Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands. In the United States, Condé Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Condé Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp.




Patti Röckenwagner

SVP, Corporate Communications


Thursday, August 15, 2013