Andrew Perlmutter Joins Newsweek/The Daily Beast

By Chris O'Shea Comment

Andrew Perlmutter is joining Newsweek/The Daily Beast as vice president of operations. Perlmutter comes to the company from Atlantic Media, where he served as director, corporate strategy and operations.

Perlmutter had been with the Atlantic Media Company since 2011. During his time there he helped develop and launch Quartz, the Atlantic’s business site.

Below is a memo from Baba Shetty, CEO of Newsweek/The Daily Beast, announcing Perlmutter’s appointment.

Good morning all –

I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving with family and friends.

I’m delighted to announce that today is our first day with a new team member.  Andrew Perlmutter joins us as VP, Operations, reporting directly to me.  Andrew joins us from the The Atlantic Media Company , where he was Director, Corporate Strategy & Operations.  While at The Atlantic, Andrew led the development and incubation of Quartz — their new digital-only business property, and helped lead the turnaround of The Atlantic Cities .  In addition he’s helped design and support The Atlantic’s firm-wide financial, organizational and operational plan across six business units.  Andrew is a graduate of Princeton University, and has earned both an MBA and a JD from Harvard University.

Tina and I are both thrilled that Andrew has chosen to start with us at this important time for our company — we hope you’ll join us in offering him a warm welcome.