Media General COO to retire
- May 26, 2011
Media General Inc. COO and Executive Vice President O. Reid Ashe Jr. will retire from the company and its board of directors at the end of the year.
The Richmond-based media company announced it will also rearrange four of its executives, effective Oct. 1.
Ashe joined Media General in 1996 as associate publisher and president of the Tampa Tribune. He has been COO since 2001 and served on the board since 2002.
George L. Mahoney, currently vice president, general counsel and secretary at Media General, will become vice president of growth and performance effective Oct. 1. James Woodward, who currently holds that role, will become vice president of finance and chief financial officer.
John A. Schauss, who is currently the CFO and vice president of finance, will become vice president of market operations.
Associate General Counsel Andrew C. Carington will become vice president, general counsel and secretary, taking over for Mahoney.