Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that chairman and chief
executive officer Craig A. Dubow will take a leave of absence to address
continuing issues relating to prior medical conditions. Gracia C.
Martore, president and chief operating officer, will serve as principal
executive officer during his absence as she did during a prior medical
leave in 2009.
Duncan M. McFarland, presiding director, said: “We wish Craig well
during this difficult personal time. The Board has confidence in Gracia
and our very capable management team to run the day to day operations of
the Company, and we believe Gannett won’t miss a beat at this important
“I believe Gannett is in very good hands as we continue to transform the
Company and position it for a successful future,” said Dubow.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing
solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people
every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile
and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers
marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative
marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to
connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with
their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.