The Atlantic Hires New Publisher

A press release from The Atlantic:

The Atlantic is announcing two new executives: Alice McKown is the new publisher of The Atlantic and head of its sales-and-marketing division, Atlantic Brand Partners; and Mary Liz McCurdy is now senior vice president of strategic partnerships and business development. McKown joins The Atlantic after two decades at Condé Nast, and McCurdy after a decade in business roles at Google. Both have become part of CEO Nicholas Thompson’s leadership team.

“Alice and Mary Liz are two of the most talented executives I’ve ever met. The Atlantic’s business is growing fast, but we want to go even faster. And they’re going to bring new energy, dynamism, and smarts to help us do just that,” Thompson said.