Conde Nast Reorganizes Following Mary Berner's Resignation

Mary Berner (Photo: Business Wire)

NEW YORK--()--Jan. 4, 2006--Conde Nast Publications announced today that Mary G. Berner has resigned as Group President of the Fairchild unit of Conde Nast Publications. Ms. Berner will be leaving the company at the end of the month to pursue other business opportunities.

"I have been running my own division for the last several years, and after recent conversations regarding the new structure of Conde Nast, I came to the conclusion that it was an appropriate time for me to pursue career opportunities outside of the company," Ms. Berner said.

Jane, Details, and Cookie will now report to Charles H. Townsend, President & C.E.O. of Conde Nast Publications.

Mitchell B. Fox, a Group President of Conde Nast Publications, will assume responsibility for the Fashion & Retail Trade Groups (WWD, DNR, Footwear News, Menswear International, Supermarket News, In Furniture, Home Furnishing News, and related ancillary businesses) as well as W magazine, and the Conde Nast Bridal Group, in addition to his current role overseeing The Golf Digest Publications. Mr. Fox reports directly to Mr. Townsend.

Ms. Berner has been President & C.E.O. of Fairchild Publications since 1999 and was named Advertising Age's "Publishing Executive of the Year" in 2004. Prior to joining Fairchild, Ms. Berner was Vice President and Publisher of Glamour magazine. Before joining Conde Nast she was Senior Vice President and Publisher of TV Guide. Ms. Berner started her publishing career at Working Woman.

Mr. Fox has been President & C.E.O. of The Golf Digest Publications since April 2001. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Sales, of Conde Nast Publications. Mr. Fox was Vice President and Publisher of Vanity Fair from 1994-1997. He joined the company as Publisher of Details in 1989. Mr. Fox began his publishing career at The New York Times.

Contacts

Conde Nast
Maurie Perl, 212-286-5893

Contacts

Conde Nast
Maurie Perl, 212-286-5893