MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2009--
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) announced that Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer Craig Dubow will be on a temporary medical leave
of absence following back surgery. Gracia C. Martore, Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer, will serve as the Company’s
principal executive officer until such time as Mr. Dubow is able to
return to work.
“I look forward to a full recovery,” said Dubow. “I am confident that
Gracia and our strong, experienced management team will continue to
execute our strategic plan while I am recovering.”
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company
operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile,
newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader
with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites; CareerBuilder.com, the
nation’s top employment site; USATODAY.com; and more than 80 local
MomsLikeMe.com sites. Gannett publishes 84 daily U.S. newspapers,
including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper, and
more than 700 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND.
Gannett also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett
subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional
newspaper company with 17 daily paid-for titles, more than 200 weekly
newspapers, magazines and trade publications, and a network of Web sites.
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