Bill McGarry has been named The Daily Beast’s new chief revenue officer. McGarry most recently served as executive director of digital ad sales for Hearst Magazines Men’s Group, which includes Esquire, Popular Mechanics, Car and Driver and Road & Track.
Prior to his time at Hearst, McGarry worked as senior cross-platform sales director at BuzzMedia and national director of digital sales for Men’s Health and Women’s Health.
“The Daily Beast readership is now 75 percent millennial and Gen X,” said John Avlon, The Daily Beast’s editor-in-chief and co-managing director, in an announcement. “We’ve achieved this demographic shift by combining smart product with quality reporting, delivered with edge and attitude. Independent journalism requires financial independence and we’re all excited to have Bill on board.”