NEW YORK, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Paul Jowdy to Chief Business Officer and Publisher, WWD & Fairchild Live, effective immediately. Previously, he served as SVP, Group Publisher at WWD.
"I am incredibly proud of Paul's work since PMC acquired the brand," said Jay Penske, Chairman and CEO. "Paul has navigated a challenging media climate with ease, leading the seamless transition from print to digital and bringing WWD into the new media era."
Jowdy will continue to manage all avenues of WWD's business operations, including Fairchild Media's live experience arm, Fairchild Live. This group produces 10+ Summits and Forums per year across The United States, China, Japan, The United Kingdom and beyond, in addition to over twenty C-level events that bring together the industry's top fashion, beauty and retail leaders. He will continue to report to both Penske and George Grobar, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at PMC.
Before joining Fairchild Media, Jowdy served as the Publisher of several titles, including Details, Bon Appétit, among others. A veteran of the publishing business, Jowdy also held senior positions at Vanity Fair and Condé Nast Traveler.
Jowdy said, "I am excited to continue to lead the WWD and Fairchild Live businesses as we grow our brands and platforms across a global stage."
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Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today's fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit http://www.pmc.com.
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