Monday, January 14, 2013

Update: New Bonnier Corp. CEO names Eric Zinczenko head of all U.S. magazine brands

In his first day as the new CEO of Bonnier Corp. Dave Freygang has created a new position, executive vice president in charge of all U.S. magazine brands. The first to hold the position will be Eric Zinczenko, previous in charge of the Men's Group.

Prior to joining Bonner in 2006 Zinczenko spent two stints at Rodale working in sales on Bicycling and later as publisher of Backpacking.

The Bonnier Men's Group includes such titles as Field & Stream and Outdoor Life, and incorporates the Technology Group with its titles Popular Science and Popular Photography. Previous to that role at Bonnier Zinczenko was in charge of the Outdoor Group alone.

"I want to get things done quickly — be fast and proactive. Recognizing Eric was the first step,” said new Bonnier Corp. CEO Freygang. "Since 2006, every Bonnier brand Eric has had the opportunity to work on has improved. Now I am looking forward to having him help our group publishers and business leaders in expanding their businesses and achieve the results we can expect with his vision and leadership."