Greenwich Harbor Partners was recently retained to partner with Retro Report in order to expand their Board of Advisors. Retro Report’s mission is to arm the public with a more complete picture of today’s most important stories. Retro Report corrects the record, expose myths and provide historical context to the fast-paced news of our world today using investigative journalism and narrative storytelling. GHP recruited Todd Larsen, President of the Global Nexis Solutions division of LexisNexis, Justin Nyweide, Founding Partner and co-CIO of HMI Capital, and Alexandra Wallace, EVP and Head of Media & Content at Yahoo!.
Todd Larsen is the president of the global Nexis Solutions division of LexisNexis. Prior to LexisNexis, Todd was the CEO of Blurb, a digital publishing platform, president of the news, sports, and entertainment groups at Time Inc., and president of Dow Jones & Co. At Dow Jones, he oversaw the business operations of The Wall Street Journal and he played a pivotal role in establishing a successful paid business model for the Journal’s digital editions. Todd holds a BA from Colgate University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Justin Nyweide is a Founding Partner, co-CIO, and member of the Investment Committee at HMI Capital. HMI is an investment management firm based in San Francisco and Boston with over $5 billion in assets that invests globally in technology, media, and financial services companies. Prior to HMI Capital, Justin served as a Principal at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and as an associate at GTCR Golder Rauner. He holds an AB in History from Harvard University.
Alexandra Wallace is the Executive Vice President and Head of Media & Content at Yahoo!. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of NBC News and executive in charge of Today and Meet the Press. She was also previously the Executive Producer of Nightly News and Rock Center. She has worked with Google, Mic, and The Wall Street Journal. Alex holds a BA in English Literature from Columbia University.
Chalkbeat is a non-profit news organization committed to reporting on education issues rooted in local American communities. Greenwich Harbor Partners was retained to partner with Chalkbeat to expand its board of directors. GHP identified and recruited Karen Wishart, EVP of Urban One, and Roberto Yañez, President & GM, Local News New York for Univision.
GREENWICH, CT April 25, 2018 – This latest ‘Top 40’ ranking of specialist search firms dedicated to these two powerful sectors is presented by Hunt Scanlon for the first time ever.
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Hunt Scanlon Media - December 30, 2016
One of the most interesting trends we’ve seen in 2016 is the preponderance of boutique search firms finally getting invited in – and winning – assignments for some of the most prestigious boards in the country. This trend is happening everywhere, not just in the U.S. Two recruiting firms, in particular, stood out to us: Greenwich Harbor Partners and Harvard Group International. Coincidentally, both firms were called upon by clients not just to fill a single board seat, but six of them!
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By Carrie Pryor, Media Daily News
Count changing the C-suite career path among the effects of the movement toward mobile media. Almost daily, senior executives at traditional media companies are telling me they wonder whether the big promotion is worth the wait.
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Senior Executive Recruiting in Media, Technology and Business Services