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Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman of The brand-new York Times Co., speaks during the brand-new York Times DealBook conference in brand-new York.
Arthur Sulzberger Jr. will retire as publisher of the brand-new York Times by the end of December as well as will be replaced by his son A.G. Sulzberger, the brand-new York Times said on Thursday.
Sulzberger Jr., 66 , who joined The Times in 1978 as a correspondent, will continue to be the chairman of the board, the company said.
Sulzberger Jr. spearheaded the transformation of the Times into a digital media powerhouse with strong subscription numbers in its digital business amid declining print sales.