Matt Bean has been named the new managing editor of Sports Illustrated’s website, SI.com. Bean comes to SI from Rodale, where he has been since 2004; most recently as vice president, digital product development. Bean will succeed Paul Fichtenbaum, who was named editorial director of Time Inc.’s Sports Group.
“Matt is a dynamic editor who brings a deep respect for the Sports Illustrated brand,” Fichtenbaum said. “He understands how to create and distribute content across the entire digital spectrum. His knowledge in Web, mobile, tablet, gaming and social platforms will be a vital resource as we expand our digital footprint.”
Bean joins SI.com on September 4.