Editor gets 'Forbes' publisher post

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Forbes Inc., New York, named Forbes ASAP Editor Richard P. Karlgaard, 43, publisher of Forbes, effective July 1, succeeding Group Publisher Jeffrey M. Cunningham, who is leaving to start a multimedia company to acquire and create media properties. Forbes Inc. President-CEO Steve Forbes said Mr. Karlgaard will provide strategic direction, interact with advertisers at the highest levels and write a column on the new economy in each issue. Forbes VP-Advertising William Flatley will run day-to-day operations of the sales department and continue to report to Forbes Inc. Chief Operating Officer Timothy C. Forbes.

Copyright June 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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