Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Betsy Fast to the position of Executive Director of Digital Editorial Strategy, Hearst Digital Media.
In this newly created role, Fast will cultivate editorial excellence and drive audience growth across 13 of Hearst Magazines UK’s websites, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Digital Spy, and Esquire.
She previously served as Partnerships Director for Hearst Digital Media in the US, where she led the company's ongoing partnership with A+E Networks.
Prior to that, Fast spent four years as site director of Seventeen.com, helping grow traffic to over four million unique monthly visitors.
She has also held senior editorial roles at InStyle.com and DoSomething.org, one of the largest organisations supporting teens and social change in America.
Fast will begin her new role on April 3.