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Condé Nast digital chief Wolfgang Blau takes on president role

Wolfgang Blau

Condé Nast has promoted Wolfgang Blau to president of the company.

Back in October 2015, he joined Condé Nast as chief digital officer from the Guardian, and since then has held domain over the digital operation of the publisher’s 100 magazines since.

Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and chief executive of the company, made the announcement: "Wolfgang Blau is a rare executive who can combine digital mastery with the journalistic talent and experience needed to redefine excellence in the digital age. He is the ideal person to drive Condé Nast International’s growth.”

Additionally, a new position to better serve advertisers has also been formed, Jamie Jouning, publisher of Glamour takes up the role of Vogue digital director where he will oversee the brand’s digital business across 21 country markets, including China, Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Russia, Japan, Brazil, Mexico and the Middle East.

A slew of other changes at the company include James Woolhouse taking the executive vice president and chief operating officer role, Albert Read takes up the outgoing Coleridge’s managing director position and Jason Miles will serve as the director of finance and strategy.

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