Berner readies a new Fairchild for competition

Kerwin, Ann Marie
April 2000
Advertising Age;4/17/2000, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports on management changes made to Fairchild Publications by CEO Mary G. Berner in April 2000. Berner has reorganized the company into three divisions: the trade division whose flagship is "Women's Wear Daily," the consumer magazine division with "Jane," "W" and "Details" and the Internet division, which plans to encompass an e-commerce operation. Future plans to drive growth, besides the Internet and e-commerce properties include expanding the "WWD" internationally to markets such as Italy and the West Coast. New appointments include Eva Dillon as publisher of "Jane," Beth Tighe as executive marketing director, Lee Jones as executive VP-trade division, Susan Blank as publisher of "W" and David Orlin as senior VP-operations.


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