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Austin Beutner - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer
Austin Beutner - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer

As Publisher and CEO, Austin Beutner oversees the Los Angeles Times Media Group’s diverse portfolio of businesses, including the flagship Los Angeles Times, its digital properties and numerous local publications. He joined the company in August, 2014, and serves as the 14th Publisher in the 132-year history of The Times. Earlier in his career, he worked at The Blackstone Group, and at age 29 became the firm’s youngest partner. He left Blackstone to serve in the U.S. government, where he led efforts to help Russia transition to a market economy after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Beutner was co-founder, President and co-CEO of Evercore Partners and helped build the company...