The newly-relaunched, but ever-iconic, Ebony magazine has a new boss, reports Afro Tech. In a press release announcement, it was revealed that Marielle Bobo has been named in a dual role of editor-in-chief and senior vice president of programming. Bobo will take over the new role effective immediately. This news comes hot on the heels of the announcement that the iconic magazine had obtained new ownership.

Industry vet Michele Thornton Ghee had assumed the mantle of CEO of the company. “We are thrilled to have a visionary like Marielle in this role and leading Ebony through this pivotal time in its history. As both a seasoned editor and an experienced leader, she stood out to us as a multifaceted dynamo who not only possesses a wealth of proven editorial experience but who also understands the brand and has a definitive vision for its future,” Ghee said “We are confident that she will utilize Ebonys most valued assets – our archives and our legacy- to forge a new path forward with strong, vibrant editorial voices, world-class creatives and fresh content for a new generation.”