John Q. Griffin Leaves Time Inc.
Exec was last of Jack Griffin hires to go
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John Q. Griffin, the last of Jack Griffin’s big outside hires remaining at Time Inc., is leaving after four months there.
Jack Griffin, no relation to John Q., as he’s known, brought him on during his short-lived tenure as CEO to be president of a newly formed News Group that was meant to put a bigger emphasis on the company’s flagship Time magazine. A seasoned media executive, John Q. was a former publishing president of the National Geographic Society following publishing roles at Hearst and Rodale.