Karen Magee Named HR Chief for Time Warner

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes announced Monday that Karen Magee has been elevated to executive VP, chief human resources (HR) officer.

Ms. Magee will report to Mr. Bewkes and will be responsible for the company’s human resources strategy including global compensation and benefits, global organizational and leadership development, worldwide recruitment and executive search, and diversity.

“Karen’s efforts have helped to create a workplace environment that attracts and motivates high-caliber talent, which in turn enables us to develop and distribute great television, film and journalism content that is valued by audiences worldwide,” said Jeff Bewkes.

Ms. Magee’s promotion is effective Jan. 1, 2014. She has served as senior VP and chief human resources officer, reporting to chief financial and administrative officer John K. Martin since January 2011.

Mr. Martin will become CEO of the company’s Turner Broadcasting Systems unit Jan. 1, 2014.

“It is a pleasure to be part of an organization that puts a premium on creating an inclusive work environment where all employees can grow and thrive,” said Ms. Magee (pictured above).

A graduate of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ms. Magee served on the University’s Board of Trustees for 14 years.

She attended the Radcliffe Publishing Course before beginning her career in publishing, and holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Time Warner Inc. is a leading company in global media and entertainment markets with businesses in television networks, film and TV entertainment, and publishing.

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Rakesh Raman