NY Times Names Senior VP of Advertising

Lisa Ryan Howard joins from WebMD.

The New York Times has named Lisa Ryan Howard senior vice president of advertising. Howard comes to the Times from WebMD, where she served as executive vice president, chief of consumer strategy.

Prior to WebMD, Howard served as Yahoo’s business lead and publisher of Billboard.

“Lisa’s leadership skills, long track record of experience in luxury and lifestyle businesses and digital acumen make her the optimal executive to help us take our work and our team to the next level,” said Times Company executive vp and chief revenue officer Meredith Kopit Levien, in an announcement.

Howard’s appointment is effective Feb. 22.