Randall Rothenberg Named Editor-in-Chief of Strategy & Business Media

Posted on October 11, 1999

Randall Rothenberg, a well-regarded author, reporter and editor has been named Editor-in-Chief of Strategy & Business Media. Strategy & Business Media is the communications venture that publishes the business magazine Strategy & Business, as well as Strategy & Business books, website and ancillary publications. Rothenberg will be responsible for broadening, coordinating and unifying the Strategy & Business brand across existing and new media platforms. Rothenberg previously held senior editorial positions at The New York Times, Wired and Bloomberg Business News. He succeeds Joel Kurtzman as editor of Strategy & Business.

Max Henderson-Begg, publisher of the magazine, said, "We are delighted to have someone of Randall Rothenberg's caliber at the helm of Strategy & Business. Strategy & Business prides itself on challenging traditional assumptions and addressing topics of critical importance on today's CEO agenda. Rothenberg's success in identifying trends, writing groundbreaking articles and books and guiding teams of journalists over the past two decades will help him take Strategy & Business to the next level. "

Rothenberg, 43, is currently and will remain an editor-at-large and media/marketing columnist for Advertising Age magazine. During the past two years, he has been a contributing editor of Wired Magazine, where, among other things, he has specialized in corporate convergence strategies. Previously, Rothenberg was Senior Writer, Columnist, and Editorial Director of Esquire magazine. His December 1996 Esquire story, "The Age of Spin," was awarded the Society of Professional Journalists' Deadline Club Award for best magazine feature writing of the year.

Published quarterly, Strategy & Business magazine is read by more than 90,000 senior executives in more than 75 countries. It contains regular features on technology, strategy, management and competition, along with case studies.