Mr. Kahn has been associate publisher of The New Yorker since May 1999, when he came to the magazine from Saveur, where he had been the publisher. As associate publisher at The New Yorker, he oversaw advertising sales in the United States.
Lisa Hughes, publisher of Conde Nast Traveler since 1995, will take over as publisher of The New Yorker, according to a company statement on Thursday.
Mr. Schutte became VP & Publisher of The New Yorker in January 2007. Previously he was VP & Publishing Director of Wired Media. He joined the magazine in 1994 as West Coast Advertising Manager. Before joining Wired, Mr. Schutte spent three years at Business Week based in San Francisco. Prior to that he was East Coast Manager for PC Week and West Coast Manager for Inc.
Mr. Townsend also announced that Lisa Hughes is being named Vice President & Publisher of The New Yorker. Her position is effective immediately.