Bloomberg Media has appointed Scott Havens, former senior vice president of digital at Time Inc, as its new global head of digital.
Based in New York, Haven will assume responsibility for global consumer digital initiatives, overseeing digital product, user experience, partnerships, and overall digital strategy, mobile apps, over-the-top platforms, and distributed content partnerships.
Bloomberg Media chief executive Justin B Smith commented: “Scott is a digital pioneer and innovator with deep expertise in the business and financial digital media space. He has transformed traditional media organizations into digital powerhouses, and has created new category-transforming brands and business models. At Bloomberg, Scott will build on our efforts to create the most influential global digital platform for business and financial leaders.”
Havens added: “I am thrilled about the opportunity to partner with Justin and the amazing team at Bloomberg Media, and am eager to help accelerate the enviable digital progress that has been made under his stewardship. My passion for working with the world’s best journalists to create a sustainable media business model across an ever-expanding set of platforms has only increased as the media landscape has become progressively complex.”
During his stint at Time Havens oversaw the strategic development of digital products within the news, business, sports, and entertainment verticals, including People, Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Entertainment Weekly.
Havens will assume his new role on 16 November.