October 6, 2020 (New York, NY)—Lance Johnson, currently an Operating Partner at North Equity LLC, has been named Interim CEO of Camden Media, it was announced today by Andrew Perlman, a Managing Partner at North Equity. His appointment is effective immediately.
Camden Media is a portfolio company of North Equity, a venture equity firm that specializes in transforming media brands into innovative, high-growth businesses through their investment in quality journalism and technology, and by applying their proprietary digital growth strategies. North Equity recently acquired a number of legacy media brands from Bonnier Corp. including Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and Popular Science to establish their Camden division.
Managing Partner, North Equity
Johnson has more than 20 years of global business experience in digital media as an operator and investor. Prior to joining North Equity, he was the Head of Corporate Development of MIH Naspers in Silicon Valley, where he focused on group M&A activities and building portfolio-company relationships in the United States. Earlier in his career, he spent time as the Global Head of Sales & Marketing for Nokia Interactive Advertising/Navteq Media Solutions in New York City, and as the General Manager of Yahoo’s mobile business in Europe based in London.