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Leadership Change at Lee Enterprises

Lee Enterprises

A changing of the guard at Lee Enterprises. Thursday the media company based in Davenport which owns the Quad City Times announced a new leader will take over officially at the annual meeting in February.

Mary Junck, who's served as ceo for 15 years, will become executive chairman of the company, and turn over leadership to Kevin Mowbray - now executive vice president and chief operating officer, he will become president and ceo. 

Previously he was publisher of the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch. And began his long career with the company in 1986, selling advertising, in his hometown of Kewanee. 

Lee Enterprises owns 46 daily newspapers, and nearly 300 specialty publications, in 22 states.  

Its annual meeting will be held February 17th.