New York—Martin Nisenholtz, senior VP-digital operations at the New York Times Co., plans to retire at the end of the year, according to an internal memo from Arthur Sulzberger, chairman of Times Co., and Janet Robinson, president-CEO.
“When Martin Nisenholtz joined the New York Times Co. in 1995, we had zero Web page views. Indeed, we had zero Web users. Further, we had no Web revenue,” the pair wrote in the memo.
In September, New York Times Digital attracted 72.8 million unique visitors, making it the 14th most popular Web property in the U.S., according to comScore Media Metrix. Additionally, the new paywall on the website of The New York Times led to the newspaper's total digital subscribers increasing almost fourfold, to 380,003 between, March 31 and Sept. 30, according to Audit Bureau of Circulation figures.