Time Inc. Appoints Steve Marcopoto President of Time Inc. International

(NYSE:TIME) is one of the world’s leading media companies,

with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide

digital properties that attract more than 150 million visitors each

month, including over 60 websites. transformation globally.”

“Since Time Inc. Time Inc. became a public company 18 months ago, we have focused

on transforming our business and positioning our company for growth. Chairman and CEO Joe Ripp today appointed Steve Marcopoto to

the newly created position of President, Time Inc. also announced the launch of a US bespoke edition of Wallpaper*,

the world’s most important design and style brand. We have been extending the power of our brands through

various investments and acquisitions, including the formation of Sports

Illustrated Play, a new company devoted to youth and amateur sports, and

the acquisition of inVNT, a company that specializes in live media. has been extending the scope

and adjacent activities of its brands globally. During his tenure, he

expanded the operation to significant scale, taking it from two

broadcasting networks in the region to 36 channels and 13 digital

services in 11 languages by the time of his departure. Our influential brands include

People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Time, Real Simple, Southern Living,

Entertainment Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Cooking Light, Fortune and Food

& Wine, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom

such as Decanter, Horse & Hound and Wallpaper*. to

help drive the diversification and expansion of our best-in-class

brands, content and media properties around the world. International,

formalizing his role during the past year as a consultant. Prior to that,

Marcopoto held various positions at Time Inc., including President, Time

Inc. Effective

immediately, Marcopoto is charged with expanding Time Inc.’s business

portfolio in international markets through digital, video and TV

platforms, partnerships, acquisitions, licensing and commerce.

Time Inc. Marcopoto was previously president and managing director of Turner

Broadcasting Asia-Pacific, where he oversaw all programming, original

production, business and network development, advertising and

distribution sales, marketing and promotion. The digitally

fueled growth of the media industry internationally makes this an ideal

and exciting time to extend the Time Inc. Hundreds of thousands of people attend our events

every year. is home to

celebrated franchises and events, including the Fortune 500, Time 100,

People’s Sexiest Man Alive, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year,

the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the Essence Festival and the biennial

Fortune Global Forum. Time Inc.

Steve’s expertise and success in growing international operations make

him an excellent choice to lead us as we aim to extend our capabilities

on a global scale,” said Ripp.

. It recently announced

the international expansion of the highly acclaimed Essence Festival

franchise, launching a three-year partnership with eThekwini

Municipality to host the Essence Festival in Durban, South Africa. UK acquired

UK Cycling Events (UKCE), a leading UK provider of premium cycling

events, and made a strategic investment in Snap Fashion, a visual search

business specializing in fashion.


also provide content marketing, targeted local print and digital

advertising programs, branded book publishing and marketing and support

services, including subscription sales services for magazines and other

products, retail distribution and marketing services and customer

service and fulfillment services, for ourselves and third-party clients,

including other magazine publishers.

Marcopoto commented: “I am delighted to be returning to Time Inc. Time

Inc. Asia; Publisher, Time Asia; and Managing Director, Fortune Asia.

About Time Inc.

During the past couple of months, Time Inc

‘The Sports Gene': Author Tackles Controversial Aspect of Sports, Genes and Ethnicity Video

Michael helps is 6’4″ and has the same inseam of the guy that’s 5’9″. He has extremely short legs. And go find the sport that emphasizes it. Somebody who played all sports seasonally. What about the taboo subject that certain ethnic groups are predisposed. And whether sommet nick groups are better suited to succeed at athletics. It’s a fascinating book. Didn’t get a basketball until he was 33 years old. Golf. Find the best fit for your unique genome. The best thing to do is to sample. And they’re worse app other things. And a lot of people watching at home, the idea of the specialized athlete. It includes whether nature or nurture makes the best athlete. What did you find makes the best athlete? There’s some evidence in certain parts, gymnastics. It’s called “the sport gene.” I talked to the author, david epstein, about his headline-grabbing book. The kid who is playing the club, year-round, as opposed to someone of my vintage. Figure out your skill set. We could spend hours on it. That’s better for swimming. More there’s an evolutionary fluke that allowed people to get by, that can aplied athletically. And one thing they have their ancestry, low latitude. And look at the mid teen years. It’s one tiny tribe that makes up 10% to 11% of the runners there. They have extremely long limbs, proportion to their body size. That’s an evolutionary adaptation for cooling. IT IS “THE SPORTS est Text1 plain CC1 Test message


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Transcript for Author Tackles Controversial Aspect of Sports, Genes and Ethnicity

We’re going to turn to a book that all parents with kids that play sport want to know about. Look at a guy like steve nash. Other sports, acquiring a range of skills through your teen years, benefits athletes later on. From kenya, we’re used to thinking of all kenyans being great runners. When I visited. You and i, europeans, have longer torsos


She reached in her pocket, pulled out her first gold from London and slipped the medal over her head.

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