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Industry Moves: Beckman, Lagani Out At Condé Nast’s Fairchild

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As another wave of layoffs and cutbacks hangs over Condé Nast, one top ad exec has decided to move to a less glamorous perch within the company, while another has left. Richard Beckman, president of the Conde Nast Media Group for the past five years, is moving to the publisher’s Fairchild Fashion Group as president and CEO, replacing Daniel Lagani after less than three years. Unlike Lagani, who has left the company, he’ll have financial responsibility for editorial as well as business. As Crains NY notes, that division is primarily composed of trade pubs, like Women