Jenny B. Fine Named WWD Executive Beauty Editor; Peter Born Appointed Editor at Large

NEW YORK — Penske Media Corp. today named Jenny B. Fine executive beauty editor at its WWD publication, succeeding Peter Born, who is transitioning to the new role of editor at large for WWD, the esteemed publication that informs and connects executives and other thought leaders in the fashion, retail and beauty industries.
As WWD’s editor at large, Born will regularly contribute longer-form analyses and features delving into major developments in beauty on a global basis. He also will continue to write his column for Beauty Inc.
“Pete is a world-class journalist whose insights have not only informed, but also shaped the beauty industry,” said PMC chairman and chief executive officer Jay Penske. “We’re honored and excited to see Pete serve as WWD editor at large while concluding what has been an indomitable run as the leading voice of beauty coverage worldwide and handing over the reins to Jenny, who is an innovative editorial leader with limitless potential.”
In her new role, Fine will spearhead WWD’s coverage of the fast-growing beauty industry, from global giants like L’Oréal and The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. to model-shattering indie brands and from mass to prestige. She will continue as editor in chief of WWD’s Beauty Inc,

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