Robert A. Sauerberg, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. Sauerberg Jr. is president and chief executive officer of Condé Nast, attracting more than 120 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands in the U.S.
Under Sauerberg’s leadership, Condé Nast has launched several new brands and transformed into a multiplatform force, with digital, video and social audiences growing dramatically and a commitment to creating best-in-class content and experiences for consumers and business partners. In 2011, Sauerberg led the creation of Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ) to develop film, TV and premium digital video programming. The company also has earned more prestigious National Magazine Awards than any competitor; CNÉ won its first Emmy in 2015, received a Peabody nomination in 2017 and has received multiple Academy Awards nominations for its short-form digital content since 2015.
Prior to his appointment as president in July 2010, Sauerberg served as group president and executive vice president of consumer marketing. He also served in a number of leadership roles at Fairchild Publications, Inc., including chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Earlier in his career, he spent 18 years with The New York Times Company in senior finance and administrative roles in the newspaper and magazine divisions, culminating in being named chief financial officer of The New York Times Magazine Group. He also spent several years at The New York Times’ regional newspapers, where he was in charge of financial operations and integrating new businesses.