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Succession at NYT Co.

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Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., 46, publisher of The New York Times, was named New York Times Co. chairman, replacing his father, Arthur O. "Punch" Sulzberger, 71, who steps down after 24 years to become chairman emeritus. He will remain on the board. Mr. Sulzberger Jr. will retain the publisher title at the Times. Russell Lewis, president, will add the title of CEO of Times Co. Mr. Sulzberger Jr.'s cousin, Michael Golden, a Times Co. VP, was elected to the board and named vice chairman.

Copyright October 1997, Crain Communications Inc.

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