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Aug 20, 2009, 12:05 ET
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The honorable Rodney Hood (center), flanked by PSFCU representatives - Krzysztof Matyszczyk, The Chairman of the Board (left) and Bogdan Chmilewski, CEO (right), during his recent visit to the ethnic credit union's headquarters in Brooklyn. (PRNewsFoto/PSFCU)[AL]
 BROOKLYN, NY UNITED STATES
 06/19/2009

Reader's Digest Association Announces Nearly 80 Percent of Secured Lenders Agree to Support Debt-for-Equity Restructuring Plan

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) today announced that nearly 80 percent of its senior secured lenders have signed on to an agreement...

Aug 17, 2009, 09:30 ET
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The honorable Rodney Hood (center), flanked by PSFCU representatives - Krzysztof Matyszczyk, The Chairman of the Board (left) and Bogdan Chmilewski, CEO (right), during his recent visit to the ethnic credit union's headquarters in Brooklyn. (PRNewsFoto/PSFCU)[AL]
 BROOKLYN, NY UNITED STATES
 06/19/2009

Reader's Digest Association Reaches Agreement in Principle With Lenders To Significantly Reduce Its Debt From $2.2 Billion to $550 Million

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA), a global multi-brand media and marketing company, today announced it has reached an...

Aug 05, 2009, 11:46 ET

Dawn Zier Named President & CEO of Direct Holdings

Dawn Zier has been named President and CEO of Direct Holdings in addition to her continuing responsibilities as President of Global Consumer...

Jul 23, 2009, 15:40 ET

Karol Nickell Appointed Editor-in-Chief, RDA Home & Garden

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. has named Karol Nickell as Vice President and Editor-in-Chief for its Home & Garden affinity, where...

Jun 26, 2009, 14:52 ET

Photos: Selecciones, Reader's Digest, The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women and Macy's Reach Hispanic Women With Message of Heart Health

Selecciones, the world's best-selling Spanish-language magazine and Reader's Digest joined the American Heart Association's (AHA) Go Red For Women...

Jun 25, 2009, 13:50 ET
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The honorable Rodney Hood (center), flanked by PSFCU representatives - Krzysztof Matyszczyk, The Chairman of the Board (left) and Bogdan Chmilewski, CEO (right), during his recent visit to the ethnic credit union's headquarters in Brooklyn. (PRNewsFoto/PSFCU)[AL]
 BROOKLYN, NY UNITED STATES
 06/19/2009

Reader's Digest Association Sells Assets of Gareth Stevens Publishing

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) has reached agreement to sell the assets of Gareth Stevens, Inc., to Roger Rosen, owner and CEO of...

Jun 18, 2009, 15:00 ET
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Amy Radin, longtime senior marketing executive with Citi and American Express, today (Thursday, June 18, 2009) named Chief Marketing Officer for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., effective July 1, 2009. (PRNewsFoto/Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., Brian H. Kim)[MO]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 06/18/2009

RDA Appoints Amy Radin Chief Marketing Officer

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. has named Amy J. Radin as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility to help...

May 04, 2009, 12:00 ET

U.S. Selecciones Magazine to Close

The U.S. edition of Selecciones magazine will close after the June issue, it was announced today by The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA),...

Mar 16, 2009, 08:00 ET

Reader's Digest Association and HCL Technologies Sign Long-Term IT Outsourcing Agreement; Alliance to Provide RDA with Significant Savings and Cutting-edge Technologies

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) has entered into a long-term IT outsourcing services agreement, covering the entire IT landscape from...

Feb 17, 2009, 16:00 ET
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FRESH HOME Premiere Cover Image. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader’s Digest Association Inc.)[HR]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 02/17/2009

Fresh Home Magazine Launches Premiere Issue Aimed at Today's Budget-Conscious, Do-It-Yourself Enthusiast

- New Title to Target Young Homeowners, Women and Couples; On Newsstands February 27th - First magazine to capitalize on changing DIY home...

Feb 02, 2009, 14:15 ET

Lara Bashkoff Named President, Global RDA Interactive for the Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

Lara Bashkoff has been promoted to President, Global RDA Interactive (RDAi), responsible for all digital activities for The Reader's Digest...

Jan 28, 2009, 15:28 ET

RDA Economic 'Recession Plan' to Include Job Eliminations

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., citing a drop in consumer spending and magazine advertising in most markets in which it operates, today...

Nov 25, 2008, 10:00 ET

Thomas A. Williams is Named Chief Financial Officer of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

Thomas A. Williams has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., it was announced...

Nov 24, 2008, 08:00 ET
Nov 18, 2008, 14:33 ET

Lora Gier Promoted to Vice President, Publisher, Taste of Home

Lora Gier has been promoted to the new position of Vice President, Publisher, Taste of Home (TOH), it was announced today by Suzanne M. Grimes,...

Nov 12, 2008, 14:00 ET

Reader's Digest Association to Sell Certain Assets of Books Are Fun to Imagine Nation Books

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA), and Imagine Nation Books, Ltd. (INB), today announced an agreement in which INB will acquire certain...

Sep 03, 2008, 01:00 ET
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Bob Jeffrey, CEO of JWT Worldwide with Craig Davis, newly appointed chief creative officer worldwide. (PRNewsFoto)[AS]
 MIAMI, FL USA
 01/26/2005

RDA Promotes Jodi Kahn to Global Digital Role

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jodi Kahn has been promoted to President, Global RDA Interactive, responsible for expanded...

Jul 28, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. Extends Registered Exchange Offer For Its 9% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2017

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) today announced that it has extended its offer to...

Jul 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

RDA Sells Home Party Plan Unit

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., has sold the stock of Taste of Home Entertaining, Inc....

Jun 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. Commences Registered Exchange Offer for its 9% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2017

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) today announced an offer to exchange any and all of its...