NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMI Chairman, President and CEO, David J. Pecker, announced today that Ron Minutella has been named Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis.
In his new role, Mr. Minutella will head up AMI's financial planning and analysis department.
"With more than 30 years of experience, Ron is the perfect candidate to manage our planning department. His wide range of experience in the magazine publishing industry will contribute to our continued success," said Mr. Pecker.
Mr. Minutella has an extensive background in publishing, having led the financial planning department at Hachette Filipacchi, leading such titles as Elle, Car and Driver and Road & Track.
Mr. Minutella commented, "I am excited to join David Pecker and his senior management team at such an exciting time for AMI. I have known and worked with David for nearly 30 years; he is an exceptional CEO and I believe I can help him manage the business as it continues to evolve and grow."
"We are thrilled to have Ron join the AMI team. He brings unique skills and experience to our financial leadership and recruiting him is another essential step for our future," said Chief Financial Officer, Chris Polimeni.
Mr. Minutella will report to Chris Polimeni effective today.
About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. The company also owns Distribution Services, Inc., the country's #1 in-store magazine merchandising company.
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