|Carlos A. Abaunza
Mr. Abaunza had been VP-strategic planning at Knight Ridder’s The Miami Herald and previously held posts including VP-corporate controller, Knight Ridder, and treasurer and CFO, World Fuel Services Corp.
He succeeds Thomas Severson, who served as American Media’s CFO for three months before departing last May.
Conde Nast Hires
Conde Nast Publications has raided two of high-profile staffers from The New York Times.
Conde Nast’s newly-formed business group, led by David Carey, named Jim Impocoas deputy editor of the nascent business magazine to be edited by Joanne Lipman. Mr. Impoco had been the Sunday Times business editor.
And Vanity Fair hired Todd Purdum, a longtime reporter for the Times’ Washington bureau, to serve as its first national editor.