Mac Publishing, L.L.C. president and CEO Colin Crawford today announced the appointment of Rick LePage to the position of vice president of content and editor in chief for Macworld magazine and its Web site.
“Rick LePage is a highly-respected veteran of the Macintosh industry and has all the qualifications to step in as the head of Macworld’s editorial team,” said Crawford. “Rick’s leadership will help drive Macworld through the industry’s transition to Mac OS X.”
LePage is a veteran of Mac Publishing, L.L.C. — he was MacWEEK’s editor in chief from 1996 to 1998, and the publisher from 1998 to 1999 (when it became eMediaweekly). LePage has held editorial positions with Computerworld and MacInTouch, and was general manager for Creativepro.com, an editorial-driven portal site for creative professionals. He graduated from Suffolk University in 1981.
“It gives me great pleasure to continue the tradition of excellence here at Macworld. I am thrilled to be taking on the important role of vice president of content/editor in chief and look forward to working together with the award-winning Macworld editorial team,” said LePage.
LePage plans to join the company in September. He will succeed Andy Gore, who is leaving to pursue other interests.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Mac Publishing, L.L.C. is a joint venture between Ziff Davis Media Inc. and International Data Group. The company publishes Macworld magazine and has Web presences that include