Graham Holdings Co. names new CEO
Graham Holdings Co. has named former LivingSocial CEO Timothy O’Shaughnessy as its president and CEO.
Donald E. Graham, 70, who has been chairman and CEO since 1971, will remain chairman of the board of directors of the Arlington County-based company.
O’Shaughnessy, 33, is the former CEO of LivingSocial and is the son-in-law of Graham. O’Shaughnessy joined Graham Holdings in 2014 as president to oversee investments and acquisitions and to help the company’s direction after sale of The Washington Post.
O’Shaughnessy began his career at AOL and later ran product development at Revolution Health before he co-founded LivingSocial.
Graham Holdings is an education and media company whose services include educational, television broadcasting, home health and hospice care and custom manufacturing. Some of its principal holdings include Kaplan, The Slate Group and Foreign Policy. The company had revenue of $3.5 billion in 2014.