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New MD for Condé Nast Spain

Condé Nast yesterday announced it has appointed Natalia Gamero de Castillo as Managing Director of Condé Nast Spain, effective immediately.

New MD for Condé Nast Spain
Natalia Gamero del Castillo: “It is a great honour and a tremendous challenge.”

Javier Pascual del Olmo will become Chairman. He continues to be CEO and Chairman of Mexico and Latin America leading the company's ambitious expansion plans.

Pascual del Olmo, who has led Condé Nast Spain for 20 years, has overseen the launch of titles such as Vanity Fair, Condé Nast Traveler, AD and Glamour magazine. Under his direction, Condé Nast Spain has established itself as one of Spain’s leading publishing groups in fashion, news and lifestyle.

Roger Lynch, CEO of Condé Nast said: “Javier Pascual del Olmo is an inspiring leader. We thank him for his many contributions to the growth of Condé Nast Spain and his on-going work with Condé Nast Mexico and across Latin America. I look forward to working with Natalia Gamero in her new role and know that she will be a successful leader, with the vision to take our business forward.”

Wolfgang Blau, President of Condé Nast International commented: “Condé Nast Spain is a thriving and successful business and that is down to the leadership of Javier. He keeps impressing us all with his ability to build energetic and highly collaborative teams and I am thankful to Javier that he has agreed to focus on our growing businesses in Mexico and Latin America. It is wonderful to see one of our brightest talents move into the role of Managing Director to drive the company forward.”

Natalia Gamero del Castillo commented: “It is a great honour and a tremendous challenge to lead the Spanish market of a legendary company, one that includes inspiring, culture-shaping magazines that ignite dreams. I will continue to give my very best always beginning with our heritage whilst being open to the new challenges brought by the future.”

Natalia Gamero del Castillo has held a number of positions at Condé Nast Spain most recently as Senior Vice President. During her 18 years tenure, she served as Digital Managing Director, directly responsible for the digital division of Condé Nast Spain. In this role, she led the digital transformation process for the company, taking it to its current state, with an audience of over 20 million unique users across different platforms and editions, and more than 1.3 million readers of its print editions, says Condé Nast.