Zinio, Inc. Names Richard Maggiotto as President and Chief Executive Officer
Company Builds on Momentum and Leads Digital Publishing Services Industry
San Francisco, CA and New York, NY (September 12, 2006) -
announced today that Richard Maggiotto has been named President and CEO of
the digital publishing firm. Prior to being named to this position,
Maggiotto was Zinio's Senior Vice President of Strategic Development.
Since 2002, Zinio has produced, sold and delivered more than 45 million
digital magazines from more than 400 popular titles, making it the leader
in consumer magazine digital publishing services. More than three and a
half million Zinio customers worldwide subscribe to titles such as
Motor Trend, PC Magazine,
Playboy and U.S. News &
World Report, among hundreds of other popular consumer magazine titles.
"Rich Maggiotto is an exceptional leader, and we are excited to have
him running Zinio at this pivotal time in the company's history," said Mike
Perlis, Chairman of the Board of Zinio. "He has the strategic vision this
organization needs to succeed."
"I am eager to build on the momentum we have been experiencing in the
last few years," said Maggiotto. "Our team is focused on developing new
products to meet consumer needs and growing our retail channel. We are
looking forward to delivering the next chapter in the company's history."
Maggiotto has been a member of Zinio's executive team since the
company's inception. Prior to joining Zinio, Maggiotto was a key member of
the Office of the Vice Chairman at America Online.
Maggiotto succeeds Scott Kauffman who served as CEO for two years and
will continue with the company as Chair of Zinio's Advisory Board.