The New York Times Company Names James C. Lessersohn VP and Treasurer
Formerly vice within corporate planning, James C. Lessersohn was named vice president and treasurer, reporting to John M. O’Brien, chief financial officer. Mr. Lessersohn succeeds Ellen Taus who was named chief financial officer of Times Company Digital, the Internet business unit of the Times Company. The Times Company’s treasury and corporate planning departments will be consolidated under his leadership. Previously, Mr. Lessersohn was the corporate planning manager for Affiliated Publications, The Boston Globe’s previous parent company, from 1984 to 1987. He had been manager of market research services at The Globe since 1982. Mr. Lessersohn graduated from Harvard College, with a B.A. degree in government, magna cum laude, in 1977. He also earned an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School in 1979.