Liz Schimel

Meredith’s Liz Schimel Tapped to Lead Condé Nast China

Liz Schimel, Meredith’s chief digital officer for its magazine division, has been tapped by Condé Nast International to lead its China business. As president of Condé Nast China, she’ll oversee the magazine brands Vogue, Self, GQ, AD and Condé Nast Traveler.

Meredith Hires New Video Exec

Old-media Meredith Corp. has made a big hire from the digital world as it looks to get in on the explosive growth in online video. Laura Rowley was hired away from the Huffington Post for the position of vp, video production and product, Meredith planned to announce Thursday. She’ll fill the role most recently held by J.R.