CEO of drugstore.com nominated for Times board of directors

NEW YORK The New York Times Co. last week named Robert Denham, a partner in the Munger, Tolles & Olson law firm, and Dawn Lepore, chief executive officer and chairman of drugstore.com, to stand as nominees for election to the company’s Board of Directors at the 2008 annual meeting of stockholders on April 22.

“We are delighted that these two exceptional individuals have agreed to be nominees for election by our shareholders,” stated Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., chairman of The New York Times Co. “Bob Denham brings stellar financial and legal experience as well as a broad strategic perspective to our Board. Dawn Lepore is highly respected with deep experience in the digital sphere and strong relationships in both Silicon Valley and the Seattle technology community. The skills, expertise and leadership qualities of these two nominees will greatly benefit our company during this time of tremendous change in the media world.”

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