Bauer Media Group Names Steven Kotok CEO

He joins from The Wirecutter.

Bauer Media Group has named Steven Kotok president and CEO. Kotok is succeeding Hubert Boehle, who has decided to retire after 30 years with the company. Boehle had served as CEO of Bauer since 2005.

Kotok most recently served as president of The Wirecutter. He previously helped launch Maxim.com and served as The Week’s president. In 2010, he was named CEO of The Week.

“Steven’s extensive magazine and digital publishing experience means he is the ideal person to lead our US operations and drive its next phase of growth,” said Bauer Media executive board member Andreas Schoo, in a statement. “We are delighted he is bringing that knowledge and his leadership skills to Bauer at this important time for the business.”