New York—Prometheus Global Media, which publishes Billboard
and The Hollywood Reporter
, has named Guggenheim Partners Senior Managing Director Dottie Mattison CEO of the company. Guggenheim Partners is an owner of Prometheus.
Mattison succeeds Richard Beckman, who stepped down as CEO last week. Prior to joining Guggenheim Partners in 2010, Mattison was senior VP-general manager of the Apparel Global Merchandising Center of Wal-Mart Stores.
“I have worked closely with Dottie over the last year and cannot imagine a better CEO for Prometheus,” Prometheus Chairman James Finkelstein said in a statement. “She not only has a tremendous business background and extraordinary leadership qualities but she also brings a deep understanding of media.”