Reader's Digest has named Peggy Northrop U.S. Editor-in-Chief. Northrop joins Reader's Digest from Meredith's More magazine, where she has been Editor-in- Chief since April 2004. Northrop will also serve on the company's Executive Committee.
Northrop succeeds Jacqueline Leo, who is leaving to pursue other interests after six years with the magazine.
Prior to joining Meredith, Northrop was Editor-in-Chief of Rodale's Organic Style and held senior editorial positions at some of the most successful women's magazines in the country: Vogue, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple and Health. She began her career in newspapers, including The San Francisco Examiner.