Hearst Magazines has named Jonathan (“Jonny”) Wright as president of Hearst Magazines International.
Wright will lead business and editorial operations across Hearsr’s international portfolio, including seven companies, seven joint ventures and 43 licensees in 40 countries.
Reporting to Wright will be the leads of the company’s operations in the U.K., Europe and Asia, along with the senior vice president of editorial and brand director for Hearst Magazines International, the vice president of European content operations and the vice president of global brand development.
Wright will report to Debi Chirichella, president of Hearst Magazines.
Chirichella hails Wright’s “international experience, understanding of our ever-changing industry and proven track record of building strategic partnerships and generating revenue.
“Our operations around the world continue to gain momentum amidst rapid changes in both technology and consumer behavior,” Chirichella says,
Previously, Wright served for three years as global managing director and group publisher of Dow Jones, while based in Hong Kong. Wright joined Dow Jones in 2010 as an advertising sales director for Dow Jones’ Financial News before being named The Wall Street Journal’s circulation director in Europe in 2013.
Earlier, he was publisher and group sales director at Euromoney Institutional Investor.
Wright will be based in New York.