People: New York Times Co (NYT)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Sulzberger

62 2012 Chairman of the Board

Mark Thompson

56 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Golden

64 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board

James Follo

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kenneth Richieri

62 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

R. Anthony Benten

50 2008 Senior Vice President - Finance, Corporate Controller

Steven Green

66 2012 Director

Carolyn Greenspon

45 2010 Director

Raul Cesan

66 1999 Independent Director

Robert Denham

68 2008 Independent Director

Joichi Ito

47 2012 Independent Director

James Kohlberg

56 2008 Independent Director

David Liddle

69 2000 Independent Director

Ellen Marram

67 2006 Presiding Independent Director

Brian McAndrews

55 2012 Independent Director

Doreen Toben

64 2004 Independent Director

Andrea Passalacqua

2014 Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Sulzberger

Mr. Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., is Chairman of the Board of New York Times Co. He has been Chairman (from 1997) and Chief Executive Officer (from 2011 until Nov 2012) of the Company and Publisher, The New York Times (from 1992). Deputy Publisher (from 1988 to 1992) and Assistant Publisher (from 1987 to 1988), The New York Times. Mr. Sulzberger, Jr. is a fourth-generation member of the Ochs-Sulzberger and brings values and societal contributions of The New York Times and the Company throughout their history to his roles as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of The New York Times. He has served in a variety of positions since joining the Company in 1978.

Mark Thompson

Mr. Mark Thomson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of New York Times Co. At the BBC, Mr. Thompson developed innovative new products and generated new revenue streams on multiple platforms. The businesses he supervised included BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, a fast-growing media and entertainment company designed to maximize BBC profits by creating, acquiring and developing media content and media brands around the world. It has annual revenue of approximately $1.5 billion. Most recently, he has led the BBC’s multimedia coverage of the London Olympic Games, coverage which has won near universal acclaim at home and around the world. While reaching historically high audiences in TV and radio, the BBC also used London 2012 to pioneer multiple new digital services and technologies. Mr. Thompson has been responsible for the BBC’s services across television, radio and online including 10 national TV channels and 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and a global Web site. The BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 27 languages. With a global workforce of more than 20,000 people, the BBC produces over 400,000 hours of content each year. From 2002 to 2004, he was CEO of Channel 4, a publicly-owned, commercially-funded UK-based public service broadcaster that provides content across television, film and digital media. Mr. Thompson was recruited back to the BBC as Director-General in 2004. He oversaw the launch jointly with ITV of Freesat, as well as the BBC's involvement in YouView, a joint venture with ITV, Channel 4, Arqiva, TalkTalk, and Five, offering subscription-free digital TV and the UK's video on-demand services. He was educated at Merton College at Oxford University.

Michael Golden

Mr. Michael Golden is Vice Chairman of the Board of New York Times Co. He has beenPresident and Chief Operating Officer, Regional Media Group of the Company (from 2009 to 2012); Publisher, International Herald Tribune (from 2003 to 2008); Senior Vice President (from 1997 to 2004); Vice President, Operations Development, of the Company (from 1996 to 1997); Executive Vice President and Publisher, Tennis magazine (from 1994 to 1996); Executive Vice President and General Manager, NYT Women’s Magazines (from 1991 to 1994) Specific Experience: Mr. Golden is a fourth-generation member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family and brings a deep appreciation of the values and societal contributions of The New York Times and the Company throughout their history to his roles as director and a key member of the Company’s management team. In addition to his current role, he has served in a variety of critical positions since joining the Company in 1984. As a long-time employee of the Company, Mr. Golden has extensive knowledge of our Company and our businesses. In addition, his life-long affiliation with the Company provides the Board with an important historical perspective and a focus on the long-term interests of the Company.

James Follo

Mr. James M. Follo is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of New York Times Co. He has been Executive Vice President (since March 2013) and Chief Financial Officer (since 2007); Senior Vice President (2007 to March 2013); Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (2001 to 2006).

Kenneth Richieri

Mr. Kenneth A. Richieri is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of New York Times Co. Mr. Richieri was promoted to Executive Vice President (since March 2013) and General Counsel (since 2006); Senior Vice President (2007 to March 2013); Secretary (2008 to 2011); Vice President (2002 to 2007); Deputy General Counsel (2001 to 2005); Vice President and General Counsel, New York Times Digital (1999 to 2003).

R. Anthony Benten

Mr. R. Anthony Benten is Senior Vice President - Finance, Corporate Controller of New York Times Company. In his role, Mr. Benten will add the treasury function to his current areas of responsibility, which include the accounting department and credit and collection areas. He became vice president and corporate controller in 2007. He was named vice president in 2003 and treasurer in 2001, after having served as assistant treasurer since 1997. He has served in various positions in the treasury department and the Forest Products Group. Before joining the Company in 1989 as a financial analyst, Mr. Benten was an accountant at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1987 to 1989. He is a certified public accountant. Mr. Benten was named one of the "Forty under Forty" finance executives in the November 2002 edition of Treasury Risk & Management magazine. He was also featured in the March/April 2004 edition of the Association of Financial Professionals' publication, AFP Exchange. He serves on the Board of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation. Mr. Benten graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree in finance from Louisiana State University in 1985 and earned an M.B.A. degree in accounting and finance from Rice University in 1987.

Steven Green

Mr. Steven B. Green is Director of New York Times Company, since April 25, 2012. He was President, Captain Gardner House (a real estate development property)(from 1988 to 1995); Owner, Medical Transportation Inc. (from 1988 to 1993).

Carolyn Greenspon

Ms. Carolyn D. Greenspon is Director of New York Times Co. She was Family Business Consultant (from 2008 to 2010); various roles, including Child Outpatient Therapist, Clinical Manager, Program Manager and Clinical Supervisor, Child and Adolescent Program, McLean Hospital (from 1997 to 2003) Specific Experience: Ms. Greenspon is a fifth-generation member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family and brings to the Board a deep appreciation of the values and societal contributions of The New York Times and the Company throughout their history. Her alignment with stockholder interests makes Ms. Greenspon an important part of the Board’s leadership and decision-making process.

Raul Cesan

Mr. Raul E. Cesan is Independent Director of New York Times Company., since 1999. He wasPresident and Chief Operating Officer of Schering-Plough Corporation (from 1998 to 2001); Executive Vice President of Schering-Plough Corporation and President of Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (from 1994 to 1998); President of Schering Laboratories, U.S. Pharmaceutical Operations (from 1992 to 1994); President of Schering-Plough International (from 1988 to 1992) .During his nearly 25-year career at Schering-Plough Corporation, Mr. Cesan served in various capacities, including as the President and Chief Operating Officer as well as the President of Schering-Plough International. Mr. Cesan’s international business and general management experience are valuable assets to the Company and the Board. In addition, Mr. Cesan brings significant financial expertise to the Company, the Board and the Audit Committee.

Robert Denham

Mr. Robert E. Denham is Independent Director of New York Times Co., since 2008. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Inc (from 1992 to 1998), General Counsel of Salomon Inc and Salomon Brothers (from 1991 to 1992); Managing Partner of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (from 1985 to 1991); Partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (from 1973 to 1991) Specific Experience: Mr. Denham’s legal practice emphasizes advising clients on strategic and financial issues and providing disclosure and corporate law advice to public and private corporations and boards of directors. In addition, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Inc, Mr. Denham successfully guided that investment banking firm as it was rebuilding. Mr. Denham also has extensive experience serving on the boards (and various board committees) of other large public companies and brings significant financial expertise to the Company, the Board and the Finance Committee. Mr. Denham has also held numerous leadership positions with associations and councils focusing on corporate governance, executive compensation, accounting, professional ethics and business, including serving as Chairman of the Financial Accounting Foundation from 2004 to 2009.

Joichi Ito

Mr. Joichi Ito is Independent Director of New York Times Co., since June 21, 2012. He is Director, Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (a laboratory devoted to research projects at the convergence of design, multimedia and technology) (from 2011); Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Neoteny Co., Ltd. (a venture capital firm) (from 1999); General Partner, Neoteny Labs (an early-stage investment fund focusing on Asia and the Middle East) (from 2009) .Chairman (from 2010 to 2012) and Chief Executive Officer (from 2008 to 2011), Creative Commons; General Manager, Global Operations, Technorati, Inc. (from 2004 to 2006); Chairman, Infoseek Japan (from 1996 to 2003); Co-Founder (1994) and Chief Executive Officer (from 1995 to 1999), Digital Garage, Inc.; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PSINet Japan (from 1995 to 1996) .

James Kohlberg

Mr. James A. Kohlberg is Independent Director of New York Times Co. He is Co-Founder and Chairman (from 2008), Kohlberg Ventures LLC; Co-Founder and Chairman (from 2007), Halogen Media Networks (d/b/a Social Chorus); Chairman (from 2004), ClearEdge Power; Investment Professional (from 1984 to 1987), Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Specific Experience: Mr. Kohlberg brings to the Company and the Board his broad business and financial experience. He co-founded and serves on the boards of several private companies, including as Chairman of Kohlberg & Company, a private equity firm with over $2 billion of equity capital under management.

David Liddle

Dr. David E. Liddle Ph.D., is Independent Director of New York Times Co., since 2000. He Chairman (1999), Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer (from 1992 to 1999), Interval Research Corporation; Vice President, New Systems Business Development, Personal Systems, International Business Machines Corporation (1991); Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metaphor Computer Systems, Inc. (from 1982 to 1991) Specific Experience: Dr. Liddle’s background in developing technologies for interaction between people and computers has given him deep experience in articulating technological trends and directions, which is instrumental to the Company’s strategy to grow its digital businesses. His current role as partner at U.S. Venture Partners provides him with exposure to investee companies in high-growth markets. In addition, Dr. Liddle brings significant financial expertise to the Company, the Board and the Audit Committee.

Ellen Marram

Ms. Ellen R. Marram is Presiding Independent Director of The New York Times Company., since 2006. She was Operating Advisor (from 2006 to 2010) and Managing Director (from 2000 to 2005), North Castle Partners, LLC; President and Chief Executive Officer, efdex, Inc. (from August 1999 to May 2000); President (from 1993 to 1998) and Chief Executive Officer (from 1997 to 1998), Tropicana Beverage Group; Executive Vice President, The Seagram Company Ltd. and Joseph E. Seagram & Sons Inc. (from 1993 to 1998); Senior Vice President, Nabisco Foods Group, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Nabisco Biscuit Company (from 1988 to 1993) Specific Experience: Ms. Marram has spent more than 35 years building brands and companies, serving in key positions at public companies and private equity firms and advising private and public companies. As a result, she brings to the Company and the Board her extensive management, business, consumer brand and marketing experience. In addition, Ms. Marram’s experience in advising companies provides her with multiple perspectives on successful strategies across a variety of businesses.

Brian McAndrews

Mr. Brian P. McAndrews is Independent Director of New York Times Company., since June 21, 2012. Mr. McAndrews was Venture Partner (from 2012 to 2013) and Managing Director (from 2009 to 2011), Madrona Venture Group, LLC (a venture capital firm); Senior Vice President, Advertiser and Publisher Solutions, Microsoft Corporation (from 2007 to 2008); President and Chief Executive Officer (from 2000 to 2007) and Chief Executive Officer (from 1999 to 2000), aQuantive, Inc.; various positions of increasing responsibility at ABC, Inc., including Executive Vice President and General Manager, ABC Sports (from 1990 to 1999) .

Doreen Toben

Ms. Doreen A. Toben is Independent Director of New York Times Co. She was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Verizon Communications, Inc. (from 2002 to 2009); Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Telecom Group, Verizon Communications, Inc. (from 2000 to 2002); Vice President and Controller (from 1999 to 2000) and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Telecom/Network, Bell Atlantic Inc. (from 1997 to 1999) Specific Experience: Ms. Toben has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry, serving until 2009 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Communications, Inc., where she was responsible for Verizon’s finance and strategic planning efforts. In addition to her deep communications industry experience, Ms. Toben’s financial and accounting expertise is a valuable asset to the Company, the Board and the Audit and Finance Committees.

Andrea Passalacqua

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