Condé Nast launches ecommerce division

Condé Nast has announced it will start a new division devoted to ecommerce and has appointed Franck Zayan as its president.

Zayan is currently responsible for the ecommerce activities of the Paris-based department store Galeries Lafayette, and will begin his role at Condé Nast in London on 6 January 2014.

Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and chief executive of Condé Nast International said: “The scope of our brands and the revolution in technology are bringing about new opportunities in the ecommerce space. It will be Franck’s responsibility to explore and develop ideas which can serve our readers, users, advertising clients and business partners.”

Said Zayan: “I am delighted to join Condé Nast. With its famous brands and strong digital presence, there is enormous potential to develop business in the ecommerce field.”

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