PRESIDENT, HEARST MAGAZINES
Dubbed the “First Lady of American Magazines” by the Financial Times, Cathleen Black is the president of Hearst Magazines, a division of the Hearst Corporation and one of the world’s largest publishers of monthly magazines.
Black manages the financial performance and development of some of the industry’s best-known titles, including Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She also oversees nearly two hundred international editions of those magazines in more than one hundred countries.
In 2007 Black wrote BASIC BLACK: The Essential Guide for Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life), in which she explains how she achieved “the 360° life”—a blend of ...