New York Times Company vice chairman Michael Golden to retire
Mr. Golden was appointed vice chairman of The New York Times Company and elected to the company’s Board of Directors in 1997.
From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Golden served as president and chief operating officer of The New York Times Company Regional Media Group.
He was publisher of the International Herald Tribune from 2003 to 2008 and senior vice president of the Times Company from 1997 to 2004 when he served as chief administrative officer.
Previously, Mr. Golden served as the company’s vice president for operations development from 1996 to 1997. He was executive vice president and publisher at the company’s Tennis magazine from 1994 to 1996.
He was executive vice president and general manager of the company’s Women’s Publishing Division from 1991 to 1994. The Times Company sold its Women’s Publishing Division in 1994.
Mr. Golden earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in 1971 and a master’s degree in education in 1974 from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.
He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1977 and an M.B.A. in 1984 from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., where he achieved membership to the national honorary business fraternity.
Mr. Golden is chairman of the board of directors for International Center for Journalists, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization that raises journalism standards through hands-on training workshops, seminars, fellowships and international exchanges.
In 2017, he will become president of the board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers.
He also serves on the boards of The Associated Press, the News Media Alliance (formerly the Newspaper Association of America) and Graham Windham, New York, NY, the oldest nonsectarian childcare agency in the country.
Mr. Golden will remain a director and continue to serve as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. ■