Journal Communications Names Andre J. Fernandez President
February 6, 2012 at 5:20 PM (PT)
The board of JOURNAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. has appointed ANDRE J. FERNANDEZ President in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer. He succeeds STEVEN J. SMITH, who will remain Chairman/CEO.
"This additional title recognizes the significant role ANDRE plays on our leadership team," SMITH said. "He has been instrumental in the continuing evolution of our business, the steady focus on building our local media brands and the sustained investment in our digital business. Andre has also helped us maintain our strong financial disciplines which have led to JOURNAL’s consistently improving balance sheet. We look forward to Andre’s increased operational responsibilities across the company."