New York Times says A.G. Sulzberger's appointment is effective November 1
The New York Times announced that A.G. Sulzberger has been named deputy publisher. In this role, he will report to publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., and work closely with him and other company leaders, including president and CEO Mark Thompson, executive editor Dean Baquet and editorial page editor James Bennet, on all facets of the business and news operations of The New York Times Company. His appointment is effective November 1, 2016. A.G. is the son of the current publisher. His promotion comes at the recommendation of a selection committee whose members included representatives of The Times company's senior management, Board of Directors and the Ochs-Sulzberger Family Trust. It was approved by the company's Board of Directors on October 18, 2016. Since July 2015, A.G. has been associate editor for strategy, responsible for leading a team that focused on The Times newsroom's continued digital transformation. He was a key contributor to the company's most recent strategy document, Our Path Forward.