Chatelaine appoints new EIC

Jane Francisco has been appointed editor-in-chief of Chatelaine, the company announced.

Francisco replaces Maryam Sanati, who was recently let go after taking over the position in February 2008.

Francisco’s most recent role was as editor-in-chief of Transcontinental Media-owned Style at Home. She has also been editor-in-chief of Rogers-owned Glow.

Earlier this month former Chatelaine art director Cameron Williamson became editor-in-chief of Glow and Dianne de Fenoyl added editorial director of Chatelaine to her role as managing editor of Maclean’s.

These changes come less than six months after Ken Whyte was appointed vice-president, consumer publishing at Rogers.

Of the Francisco appointment Ken Whyte, also executive publisher at Chatelaine, said in a press release:

“Jane has a passion for journalism, a strong track record of success, and high-level experience with prominent Canadian magazine brands. She has an intuitive understanding of what Canadian women want, and we are confident she will serve Chatelaine’s readers very well.”