Washington, D.C.—Atlantic Media Co. has promoted Jay Lauf, VP-publisher of The Atlantic,
to senior VP-group publisher of Atlantic Media Co. and publisher of Quartz, the company's business news brand that launches next Monday.
Chris Batty, the previous publisher of Quartz, has left the company.
In his expanded role, Lauf will be responsible for corporate sales initiatives, strategic partnerships and advertising revenue for all Atlantic Media brands: The Atlantic and TheAtlantic.com, The Atlantic Wire, The Atlantic Cities, Government Executive, National Journal, Quartz and Think Custom Media.
Lauf will remain publisher of The Atlantic's
print and digital products.