Fred Ryan to Leave Washington Post After Nine Years as Publisher

From a Washington Post story by Elahe Izadi and Will Sommer headlined “Fred Ryan to leave Washington Post after nine years as publisher”:

Fred Ryan, the publisher and chief executive of The Washington Post for most of the decade since it was bought by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, will leave the company in August, he announced Monday.

Ryan, 68, will lead the newly formed nonpartisan Center on Public Civility at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.

Patty Stonesifer, the founding chief executive of the Gates Foundation and a director on Amazon’s board, was named the interim CEO of The Post on Monday, and is leading the search for Ryan’s replacement.