Condé Nast's new Chief Content Officer Anna Wintour. Editorial credit: DKSStyle / Shutterstock.com
Media titan Condé Nast unveiled a brand-new global content strategy meant to transform its creative services and streamline operations around the world. However, the biggest announcement of all was the revelation that Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour will helm Condé Nast’s creative efforts as its first-ever Chief Content Officer.
The legendary fashion editor and tastemaker will continue to report to Condé Nast CEO Roger Lynch, stay on as Vogue’s Global Editorial Director, and continue her oversight of Vogue US.
Wintour has served as the Editor-in-Chief of Vogue US since July 1988. and most recently was appointed global content advisor of Condé Nast in August of 2019. Her professional accomplishments and philanthropic endeavors have earned her high praise and recognition. She was named Dame Commander (DBE) of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2017 for her service to British journalism and fashion, awarded the French Légion d’Honneur in 2011, and appointed to the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 2009 by President Obama.
In an announcement laying out the company’s new strategy, Lynch said Wintour’s promotion “represents a pivotal moment for Condé Nast as her ability to stay ahead in connecting with new audiences, while cultivating and mentoring some of today’s brightest talent in the industry, has made her one of media’s most distinguished executives,”
Wintour, who took time to praise the host of other execs also assuming new roles, said, “As we look to the future of Condé Nast, we will use the unmatched combination of our global reach and local knowledge and identity of our titles to tell the most important, inclusive and inspiring stories of our time.”
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