Ms. Holzman had been The Times' top ad sales executive since 1999 and helped the paper navigate the tumult generated by Internet's arrival, bust and revival. She joined The New York Times Co. in 1991, was associate publisher at Walt Disney's Family from 1994-95 and joined The Times newspaper as VP-advertising in 1995.
Ms. Buryk had been group VP-advertising sales at The Times since 2001; she joined The Times in 1977. She will report to Denise Warren, chief advertising officer, The New York Times Media Group.
"Alexis is an outstanding successor to Jyll, who has made tremendous contributions in in leading The Times ad team during the past seven years, particularly to the transition to an integrated print/digital sales force," Ms. Warren said in a statement.