Say Media has named Time magazine worldwide publisher Kimberly Kelleher president of the company, effective September 4, 2012. In this capacity, she will manage and execute Say’s overall business strategy while leading the company’s sales, marketing, media solutions and content operations teams. Ms. Kelleher will be based in SAY Media’s New York City office.
Ms. Kelleher succeeds Troy Young, who will be leaving the company at the end of July to pursue new career opportunities. Mr. Young was a member of the leadership team at Say for almost six years, and will continue to serve as a special advisor to the CEO.
Ms. Kelleher brings more than two decades of experience to Say Media. Prior to her work at Time, she was vice president and publisher for Sports Illustrated. Before that she spent around a decade working at Condé Nast titles like Self. Ms. Kelleher also worked at publications including Elle and Elle Décor earlier in her career.
Ms. Kelleher serves on the board of directors of the American Advertising Federation and is a member of its Advertising Hall of Achievement. She was named to Advertising Age’s “40 Under Forty,” “Media Mavens,” and an “Industry Influencer” by Folio. Ms. Kelleher is also on the board of governors of Cancer and Careers, the charitable arm of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), and the Vice Chair of Women in Need (WIN).