NEW YORK: Media outfit Primedia has parted company with its third
corporate PR chief in just over a year.
VP of corporate communications Suzanne Gibbons-Neff has quit the company
which owns New York magazine and has a stake in the media site
Gibbons-Neff, who is starting her own Connecticut-based firm, SGN
Communications and Marketing, is said to have wanted to work in a more
She joined the firm following Primedia's acquisition of Internet search
engine About.com, where she had held the same position. Gibbons-Neff
stepped into the shoes of Eileen Murphy, who joined Primedia in April
2000, but quit months later to join News Corp's Sky Global Networks.
Murphy had replaced long-serving VP of corporate communications, David
Adler who left to set up his own event Web site.
Warren Bimblick, VP of investor relations, is currently overseeing
corporate communications at Primedia. Bimblick said there had been no
decision made about whether to replace Gibbons-Neff.
Primedia is run by former NBC chief Tom Rogers.