Meredith Names Tom Harty President, COO

A promotion.

Meredith Corporation has named Tom Harty president and chief operating officer. Harty most recently served as president of Meredith’s national media group.

Harty joined Meredith in 2004 as vp of its magazine group. He also served as CRO and president of consumer magazines.  He was named national media group president in 2010. Jon Werther will succeed Harty in that role.

“During his tenure at Meredith, Tom has led initiatives to strengthen our media brands and grow diversified revenue sources such as digital, brand licensing and marketing services,” said Meredith chairman and CEO Steve Lacy, in a statement. “Working together with local media group president Paul Karpowicz and Jon Werther, I’m confident Tom can continue to grow Meredith’s position as one of America’s leading media and marketing companies.”