Mark Thompson became president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company in November 2012. Before joining the Times Company, Mr. Thompson served as Director-General of the BBC since 2004, where he reshaped the company to meet the challenge of the digital age. He also oversaw a transformation of the BBC itself, driving productivity and efficiency through the introduction of new technologies and bold organizational redesign. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Thompson was CEO of Channel 4 Television Corporation and before that the Director of BBC Television.
Chief Executive and President, The New York Times Company