First publisher of People en Espa¤ol is Lisa Quiroz. She's got two degrees from Harvard, conceived of the idea of Time for Kids, is of Puerto Rican and Mexican parentage. Sounds like an inspired choice.
That Forbes 80th anniversary issue, with the theme of "silicon wealth," ended up running 244 pages of advertising. High-tech has become sufficiently important to Forbes they've opened a Silicon Valley news bureau headed by former Upside Editor Eric Nee.
Niles Lathem of the New York Post, who ought to know better, writes in a recent piece, "In March 1941, the Third Reich armies took Belgium and northern France and were just miles from Paris. . ." The Germans captured Paris nine months earlier, Niles, in June of 1940.
Travel Holiday, an Hachette Filipacchi mag, named Sheri Warnke Midwest ad manager.
Custom Communications Partners, Boston, named a new editorial director, Catherine O'Neill Grace.
Michael Solomon, formerly of Esquire, joined Mirabella as deputy editor.
Entertainment Weekly promoted Elizabeth Ronan to director of market development.
Ad Club of N.Y. has a new president, Joanne Davis, exec VP of Bozell Worldwide. Steven Farella of DMB&B becomes senior VP and they're both dandies!
Electronic Newsstand Inc. in D.C. (it produces three Web channels) named Sara Stein VP-marketing, a new post.
Weather Channel (and we all know what they do, right?) promoted Bruce Humbert to VP-strategic and consumer research.
John Fairchild, with a place in Nantucket and another in Vero Beach, plus that Sutton Place address, is said to be buying a London home. Makes sense; his wife, Jill, is British and John's shoemaker, Lobb, is there.