Exec shakeup at Rogers Publishing

Ken Whyte, publisher and EIC of Maclean's, takes over three main business publications, while Kerry Mitchell, publisher of Chatelaine will also take on Flare plus three other fashion and shopping mags.

Ken Whyte, who is now VP, Rogers Consumer Publishing, has also been appointed publisher of Canadian Business, Profit, and MoneySense magazines. Whyte is also currently the EIC and publisher of Maclean’s.

In addition to her position as VP, Rogers Consumer Publishing and publisher of Chatelaine, Kerry Mitchell will also assume the role of publisher at Flare. As well as overseeing French-language Châtelaine, she will serve as executive publisher of Cosmetics, Cosmétiques, Glow and Pure magazines. The publishers of these brands will report to her.

Deborah Rosser, former publisher of the three business mags, and Orietta Minatel, former publisher of Flare, have been let go by Rogers Publishing.

In a note sent to Rogers staff yesterday as published by Masthead Online, Marc Blondeau, SVP of Consumer
Publishing, Rogers Publishing, explains the restructured team will work to build on Rogers’ core areas of audience strength – women, current affairs and business.