Edition:
United States

McClatchy Co (MNI)

MNI on American Stock Exchange

2.69USD
22 Aug 2019
Change (% chg)

$0.31 (+13.03%)
Prev Close
$2.38
Open
$2.50
Day's High
$2.71
Day's Low
$2.50
Volume
6,425
Avg. Vol
24,856
52-wk High
$9.25
52-wk Low
$1.95

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin McClatchy

56 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Craig Forman

57 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Elaine Lintecum

63 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Mark Zieman

58 2011 Vice President - Operations

Billie McConkey

48 2015 Vice President of People, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Scott Manuel

43 2017 Vice President - Customer and Product

Andrew Pergam

40 2016 Vice President - News Operations and New Ventures

Mandy Jenkins

2019 General Manager of The Compass Experiment

Elizabeth Ballantine

70 1998 Independent Director

Leroy Barnes

67 2000 Independent Director

Molly Evangelisti

66 1995 Independent Director

Anjali Joshi

58 2017 Independent Director

Brown Maloney

63 2004 Independent Director

William McClatchy

57 2004 Independent Director

Theodore Mitchell

63 2017 Independent Director

Clyde Ostler

72 2013 Independent Director

Maria Thomas

55 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin McClatchy

Mr. Kevin S. McClatchy is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of McClatchy Company. He has been a director of McClatchy since September 1998, and non-executive Chairman of the Board since May 2012. From 1996 to 2007, he was the managing general partner and chief executive officer of the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball team. From 1994 to 1995, he was president of the Northern California Sports Development Group and The Modesto A’s, a minor league baseball team. Mr. McClatchy held various positions with McClatchy from 1990 to 1994, including serving as sales director for The Newspaper Network, Inc., advertising director at the Amador Ledger Dispatch and sales representative for The Sacramento Bee. As a former senior executive officer of a professional and minor league sports franchise, Mr. McClatchy has demonstrated leadership capability and extensive knowledge of the complex financial, operational and personnel issues facing large organizations. In addition, his years of experience working at McClatchy have given him extensive knowledge of its business.

Craig Forman

Mr. Craig I. Forman serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the mcclatchy company. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Forman was a private investor and entrepreneur. From 2006 until 2009, Mr. Forman served as president of consumer access and audience business of the Atlanta-based internet services provider Earthlink. Earlier, Mr. Forman served as the Vice President and general manager for Yahoo’s media and information divisions, overseeing Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Sports and Yahoo! Finance. Mr. Forman led internet and new media divisions at Time Warner, a cable television company, was the vice president for product development and editor at the search engine Infoseek, and was the director and editor of international business information services for Dow Jones, a publishing and financial information firm. Since 2009, Mr. Forman has served as a director on a variety of public and private company boards. Until March 2015, Mr. Forman was the executive chairman of the board of Appia, Inc., a Durham, N.C., based mobile-applications marketer and distributor. In connection with the completion of Digital Turbine, Inc.’s merger with Appia, Inc. in March 2015, Mr. Forman was appointed to Digital Turbine, Inc.’s board of directors; he resigned from the Digital Turbine board upon his appointment as McClatchy’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Forman has served on the board of Yellow Media, Inc., a Canadian publisher of print and digital business directories, since 2012. Previously, Mr. Forman served as executive chairman of WHERE, Inc., a leading mobile-advertising technology network, until it was acquired by eBay Inc. in 2011. Mr. Forman began his career as a foreign correspondent and editor for The Wall Street Journal. He worked as a deputy bureau chief in The Wall Street Journal’s London bureau and later served as bureau chief in the newspaper’s Tokyo bureau.

Elaine Lintecum

Ms. Elaine Lintecum is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of The McClatchy Company since May 2012, prior to which she was Treasurer of McClatchy since December 2002. Ms. Lintecum joined McClatchy in 1988 as the corporate analyst responsible for external financial reporting and for SEC compliance. She was promoted to investor relations manager in 1993, was named assistant treasurer and director of treasury services in 2000 and became Treasurer in 2002. Prior to joining McClatchy, Ms. Lintecum worked for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, a predecessor of Deloitte & Touche LLP, as a certified public accountant. Ms. Lintecum serves on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Times Company, The Ponderay Newsprint Company and the River City Bank.

Mark Zieman

Mr. Mark Zieman is Vice President - Operations of McClatchy Company, since June 2011. He has been Vice President, Operations of McClatchy since June 2011, and has assumed additional responsibilities in his role as Vice President, Operations since June 30, 2015, overseeing McClatchy’s 30 local media properties, and the corporate advertising and production teams. Prior to his corporate appointment, Mr. Zieman served as president and publisher of The Kansas City Star from March 2008 to June 2011, and as editor, managing editor and an investigative reporter at The Kansas City Star from 1986 to 2008.

Billie McConkey

Ms. Billie S. McConkey is Vice President of People, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of The McClatchy Company. since 2015. Ms. McConkey is McClatchy’s Vice President of People, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, roles she has held since 2015. Ms. McConkey worked with McClatchy as special employment counsel from 2006 until March 2015. Previously, from 2000 to 2006, Ms. McConkey was special labor counsel for Knight Ridder, Inc. and from 1998 to 2000, Ms. McConkey was vice president, labor and employment counsel for Central Newspapers, Inc. Ms. McConkey was also an associate at the law firms, Brown & Bain P.A. (a predecessor of Perkins Coie LLP) and Bryan Cave LLP from 1995 to 1998.

Scott Manuel

Mr. Scott Manuel serves as Vice President - Customer and Product of the McClatchy Company since October 9, 2017. Prior to joining McClatchy, Mr. Manuel held various positions beginning in 2010 at Thomson Reuters, which included Vice President, Technology Strategy & Architecture – Healthcare, Intellectual Property & Science, Vice President, Global Data Center Operations and his last position was Vice President, Head of Strategic Product Management & Delivery - Applied Innovation.

Andrew Pergam

Mr. Andrew Pergam is Vice President - News Operations and New Ventures of the McClatchy COMPANY since November 1, 2016. He began his professional career as an on-air television reporter in Connecticut in 2001. He transitioned into management in 2008, leading digital efforts at an NBC-owned property. In 2010, he returned to Washington, D.C. as editorial director of a journalism institute based at American University. The following year he joined The Washington Post, where as a senior editor and head of video, he helped reshape the operation and launch a number of new initiatives. Mr. Pergam joined McClatchy in 2014 to develop a comprehensive video strategy across all markets with responsibilities in editorial, product and revenue areas. In his current role, Mr. Pergam continues to build the video operation and has taken on business development and corporate development functions, including management and growth of the company’s portfolio of strategic investments. He sits on the board of Matter, a venture fund and media accelerator, and advises a number of other startups.

Mandy Jenkins

Elizabeth Ballantine

Ms. Elizabeth A. Ballantine is an Independent Director of the McClatchy Company, since March 1998. Prior to joining the Board of Directors, Ms. Ballantine was a director of Cowles Media Company, a position she had held since 1993. Since 1999, Ms. Ballantine has been president of EBA Associates, a consulting firm. From 1993 to 1999, she was an attorney in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Dickstein, Shapiro, Morin and Oshinsky LLP. From 1990 until 1993, she worked as a private consultant advising clients on international business investments. Ms. Ballantine is a life trustee of Grinnell College in Iowa and was chair of the Governing Board of the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C. Since December 2004, Ms. Ballantine has been a director of the mutual funds of the Principal Financial Group of Des Moines, Iowa. She also serves on the board of directors of Durango Herald, Inc. of Durango, Colorado. Ms. Ballantine has significant experience and knowledge of media and publishing stemming from her service on the board of directors of Cowles Media Company as well as her involvement with her family-owned newspaper in Durango, Colorado.

Leroy Barnes

Mr. Leroy T. Barnes, Jr. is an Independent Director of the McClatchy Company, since September 2000. Mr. Barnes is the retired vice president and treasurer of PG&E Corporation, a position he held from 2001 to 2005. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Barnes was vice president and treasurer of Gap, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Barnes held various executive positions with Pacific Telesis Group/SBC Communications. Earlier in his career, Mr. Barnes was a consultant at Touche Ross & Co., a predecessor of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Barnes is also a member of the boards of directors of Frontier Communications, Inc. since May 2005, and Principal Funds, Inc. and Principal Variable Contracts, Inc., each since March 2012. He has also been a trustee of Principal ETF, Inc. since December 2014. Mr. Barnes had also served as a member of the board of directors of Herbalife, Ltd. from December 2004 to February 2015. Mr. Barnes’ experience as a finance executive at other publicly-traded companies as well as his service on other boards position him to critically review and oversee various managerial, strategic, financial and compliance-based considerations applicable to McClatchy. Mr. Barnes’ expertise also qualifies him to serve as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by Item 407(d)(5)(ii) of Regulation S-K.

Molly Evangelisti

Ms. Molly Maloney Evangelisti is an Independent Director of the McClatchy Company, since July 1995. She worked in various capacities for The Sacramento Bee from October 1978 to December 1996, including the oversight of special projects. As a longtime McClatchy employee, with nearly 20 years of hands-on experience at The Sacramento Bee, Ms. Evangelisti has an extensive knowledge of the Company’s people and business.

Anjali Joshi

Ms. Anjali Joshi is an Independent Director of the Company since July 31, 2017. Ms. Joshi is currently Vice President for Product Management at Google, Inc., and has held various positions there since 2006, including Search and News. Prior to joining Google, Ms. Joshi served as Executive Vice President of Engineering for Covad Communications, Inc. from 1998 to 2003. Ms. Joshi also held positions at AT&T Bell Labs working in the areas of voice and high-speed data from 1990 to 1998. Ms. Joshi’s experience as an accomplished technology and digital executive brings additional platform experience and technical acumen to the Board as the Company transitions into the digital landscape.

Brown Maloney

Mr. Brown McClatchy Maloney is an Independent Director of the McClatchy Company, since September 2004. Mr. Maloney is the owner of Radio Pacific and the operator of KONP radio, an ABC affiliate, and two additional radio stations in western Washington State. Mr. Maloney is also the owner of Olympic View Properties and Cedar Ridge Properties, both Washington state real estate companies. In addition, Mr. Maloney serves as a member of the board of directors of The Seattle Times Company. From 1988 through November 2011, he was the owner of Olympic View Publishing, a weekly newspaper company in Washington State. From 1974 to 1987, prior to his ownership of Olympic View Publishing and Radio Pacific, Mr. Maloney held various circulation and advertising positions at the Anchorage Daily News, The Sacramento Bee and The Fresno Bee. He served as the president of the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association from 1996 to 1997 and is the former president of the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation. Mr. Maloney’s ownership of various newspapers and radio stations provides him with valuable insight into McClatchy’s business strategy and industry challenges. He also has valuable executive leadership, management and entrepreneurial experience.

William McClatchy

Mr. William B. McClatchy is an Independent director of the McClatchy Company, since September 2004. Mr. McClatchy is an entrepreneur, journalist and currently a real estate investor. He formerly managed Index Investing’s ETFzone.com, a website supplying content concerning exchange-traded index funds. In 1999, Mr. McClatchy co-founded indexfunds.com, a website for index investing content. From 1987 through 1991, Mr. McClatchy served in a variety of editorial positions for computer magazines, including staff writer at PC Week and MAC Week, and microcomputing editor at Information Week. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. McClatchy worked as a reporter for The Fresno Bee. Mr. McClatchy’s founding of a financial and investing website, in conjunction with his continued involvement in the digital world as editor of ETFzone.com, positions him to offer unique knowledge and perspective of McClatchy’s digital business and assets.

Theodore Mitchell

Dr. Theodore R. Mitchell serves as Independent Director of McClatchy Company, Prior to that he was the Under Secretary of the United States Department of Education from May 2014 until January 2017, responsible for all post-secondary and adult education policy programs as well as the $1.3 trillion Federal Student Aid Portfolio. Prior to his federal service, Dr. Mitchell served for ten years as CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund, a national investor in education technology from September 2005 to May 2014. He served, as well, as President of the California State Board of Education, President of Occidental College, and in a variety of leadership roles at UCLA, including Vice Chancellor. Dr. Mitchell was deputy to the President and to the Provost at Stanford University and began his career as a professor at Dartmouth College where he also served as Chair of the Department of Education. Dr. Mitchell served as a McClatchy Director from September 2001 until May 2014. Dr. Mitchell was re-elected to the Board of McClatchy in May 2017. Dr. Mitchell has also been serving on the board of overseers of TIAA, a major financial services company, since December 2018. Dr. Mitchell’s experience as a leader in education, business and public policy provides the Board with valuable insights into the needs of McClatchy’s communities and its business development strategy.

Clyde Ostler

Mr. Clyde W. Ostler is an Independent Director of the McClatchy Company, since May 14, 2013. In March 2011, Mr. Ostler retired from Wells Fargo and Company as a Group Executive Vice President, Vice Chairman of Wells Fargo Bank California and President of Wells Fargo Family Wealth. During his 40-year tenure with Wells Fargo, Mr. Ostler served in a number of capacities including Vice Chairman in the Office of the President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Auditor, Head of Retail Branch Banking, Head of Information Technology, Head of Institutional and Personal Investments and Head of Internet Service. Mr. Ostler was a member of Wells Fargo’s management committee for over 25 years. He has served on a number of for-profit and not-for-profit boards. He is currently a member of the board of directors and chair of the Audit Committee of EXLService Holdings, Inc., a position he has held since December 2007. From May 2002 to November 2006, Mr. Ostler served on the board of directors of Mercury Interactive Corporation and from November 1999 to November 2004, was a member of the board of directors of BARRA, Inc. Mr. Ostler is currently on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Directors’ Advisory Council. Mr. Ostler has extensive experience serving on boards of directors of public companies and his years of senior executive experience at a large financial institution give him significant executive leadership, management and financial oversight experience. His experience and background qualify him to serve as one of the Board’s “audit committee financial experts” as defined by Item 407(d)(5)(ii) of Regulation S-K.

Maria Thomas

Ms. Maria Thomas is appointed as Director of the MCCLATCHY Company effective August 15, 2016. In 2016, Since 2017 Ms. Thomas has been an angel investor and founder of Axios Ventures, LLC. Prior to that, in 2016, Ms. Thomas served as the interim CEO and strategic advisor to Glamsquad, a NYC-based startup offering beauty services on demand. From February 2013 to August 2015, Ms. Thomas served as Chief Marketing and Consumer Officer for SmartThings, a pioneer in the consumer Internet of Things arena. She helped SmartThings navigate its two year journey from launch on Kickstarter to a $200 million sale to Samsung. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Thomas was the first non-founder CEO at Etsy, where under her leadership, Etsy became a trusted global brand with seven million customers and a trusted e-commerce platform serving hundreds of thousands of sellers with gross merchandise sales of more than $300 million. From 2001 to 2008, she was SVP and GM of NPR Digital. She was a driving force behind NPR’s successful transformation from a radio-only company to a best-in-class, multimedia enterprise. Ms. Thomas currently serves on the board of directors and the compensation committee of Control4Corp, a public company that provides personalized automation and control solutions, since February 2018 and the privately held digital textile printing and e-commerce company, Spoonflower. Ms. Thomas started her career on Wall Street as a financial analyst and spent seven years with World Bank Group as an Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank’s private sector arm. Ms. Thomas’ deep digital management and product experience, her work with investors and venture capitalists, and background in media make her uniquely suited to helping McClatchy develop new business models for public service journalism. Ms. Thomas’ expertise also qualifies her to serve as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by Item 407(d)(5)(ii) of Regulation S-K.

Basic Compensation