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Jen L. Wong Named One of Adweek’s 50 Most Indispensable Executives in Marketing, Media and Tech

Time Inc. COO and President of Digital Is No. 19 on Adweek's Ranking

Nov 7, 2016

(NEW YORK, NY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016)—Jen L. Wong, Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) Chief Operating Officer and President of Digital, today was named among the Adweek 50, the media news magazine and website's ranking of the "most indispensable executives in marketing, media and tech." At No. 19, Wong is recognized for the enormous contributions she has made to Time Inc. in her approximately one-year tenure with the company.

"Jen is a unique talent who is fluent in the digital and technology disruption impacting our industry. She is an entrepreneurial, strategic leader who drives results across our business," said Time Inc. President and CEO Rich Battista. "I congratulate Jen on this well-earned recognition and Adweek's entire selection of the industry's movers and shakers."

Wong commented: "I am excited and focused on infusing an entrepreneurial and more agile approach to everything we do at Time Inc. There is so much potential in extending our brands and unlocking more value throughout our entire portfolio. I'm honored to be a part of Adweek's influential ranking."

After joining Time Inc. last January as President of Digital, Wong added oversight of the company’s native content studio, The Foundry, and Product Engineering. In September she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer where she added oversight of Time Inc.’s consumer marketing and revenue division, while working with Battista on overall strategy and execution.

In the third quarter, Time Inc.'s digital advertising revenue grew 63% year-over-year, while video unique visitors increased 38% and the company's social media footprint rose 45%. For the year, Time Inc.'s US digital audience increased to 119 million in September 2016.

Click here for more information about the award recognition.

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Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading content company that engages over 150 million consumers every month through our portfolio of premium brands across platforms. By combining our distinctive content with our proprietary data and people-based targeting, we offer highly differentiated end-to-end solutions to marketers across the multi-media landscape. Our influential brands include People, Time, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Real Simple and Southern Living, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom. Time Inc. has been extending the power of our brands through various acquisitions and investments, including Viant, an advertising technology firm with a specialized people-based marketing platform, The Foundry, Time Inc.’s creative lab and content studio, and the People Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). The company is also home to celebrated franchises and events, such as the Time 100, Fortune Most Powerful Women, People’s Sexiest Man Alive, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year, the Essence Festival and the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. 

 

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