The New York Times Names Meredith Kopit Levien President and CEO

She replaces Mark Thompson, who will be leaving the publisher

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Meredith Kopit Levien has achieved a meteoric rise through the ranks of The New York Times. Courtesy of The New York Times

The New York Times named Meredith Kopit Levien as its new president and CEO today. Effective Sept. 8, she’ll also join the publisher’s board of directors.

@SaraJerde Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.