The New York Times has found someone to run About.com after firing its last CEO, Scott Meyer, in February. The new hire: Cella M. Irvine, who will start on July 28. Irvine will report to NYT’s digital SVP Martin Nisenholtz (SA 100 #20), who had been running About.com since Meyer’s departure.
Irvine was formerly chief administrative officer at digital ad agency Digitas, where she was in charge of operations, IT, M&A, HR, legal, etc. She’s also worked for Marsh, Microsoft (MSFT), and Hearst.
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