Yaqub Named FP Publisher

From the release:

    On Monday, December 1, The Slate Group named Amer Yaqub Publisher of Foreign Policy magazine. For the past 10 years, Yaqub worked at the Washington Post, most recently as Director of International Advertising. During his tenure, the international advertising business grew dramatically, especially in the corporate and nation branding segments.

    “Foreign Policy has always been a magazine that I have admired from afar, and I am thrilled to be a part of a talented team and such a strong brand,” said Yaqub. “Interest in international affairs has never been greater, and FP is uniquely positioned to offer a smart, fresh perspective to our readers worldwide.”

    “The recent acquisition of Foreign Policy by the Washington Post Company comes with exciting plans and ambitious goals, and I am delighted that we will count on Amer’s valuable experience to guide our expansion in the years ahead,” said Moisés Naím, FP’s editor in chief.