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Forbes.com names new managing editor

October 1, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Carl Lavin has been named managing editor of Forbes.com on Monday, according to the business magazine. He will report to Forbes.com editor Paul Maidment.

Forbes.comLavin joins Forbes.com from The Philadelphia Inquirer where he was deputy managing editor for online and multimedia. Previously he was responsible for foreign, national, metro, science, health and business news.

He joined The Inquirer in 2004, after 20 years at The New York Times, including six years as deputy Washington editor. At The Times, he was also deputy metro editor, graphics editor, and an assistant national editor.

“With more than 20 years of proven success as an editorial manager, Carl brings a wealth of experience to his role overseeing the day-to-day management of the Forbes.com newsroom,” said Maidment.Â

Lavin will coordinate the Forbes.com editorial staff worldwide to improve the editorial quality of its award-winning output, and he’ll work with senior management to help guide the overall strategy of the site.

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