Meredith Corporation has announced that Catherine Levene has been promoted to president and chief digital officer for Meredith's National Media Group, effective April 1, 2019. Levene will succeed Stan Pavlovksy, who is leaving Meredith for another career opportunity at the end of this month.
"When Catherine joined the company earlier this year as our chief strategy officer, we were very excited about her background working in the digital arena," said Jon Werther, president, National Media Group. "We are very fortunate to have someone with Catherine's level of digital experience on staff, and I am thrilled to see her move into this operational leadership role and continue to build on the strong foundation that Stan and our talented digital leadership team have established for our digital business."
In her new role, Levene will oversee all National Media Group digital content and products, strategy, sales and operations. Levene will work closely with chief data and marketing officer Alysia Borsa, with both reporting to Werther.
Catherine Levene / Photo: LinkedIn
Levene has spent her entire career in the media, digital media and ecommerce industries. She has extensive experience working with boards and CEOs to set strategy, implement business plans and direct M&A activities. Her background also includes operational roles including digital executive positions at leading media companies such as The New York Times and Daily Candy, as well board positions at various private companies in the digital space.
"This is an exciting time to work in the digital business with numerous opportunities for expansion and revenue growth," said Levene. "I look forward to continuing the great work accomplished under Stan's leadership and I am honored for the opportunity to lead the stellar Meredith Digital team."
Levene holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard University Business School, and dual undergraduate degrees in History and Business from the University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School. Levene currently serves on the Board of Directors for Business.com. She has also served on the Boards of Directors for Rent the Runway and TheFind. Levene is currently an advisory Board member of theSkimm.
Meredith is a member of FIPP.
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