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Boston Globe ad executive takes Maine job
The Boston Globe’s chief advertising officer is leaving to become chief executive of MaineToday Media Inc., publisher of The Portland Press Herald. Lisa DeSisto, who is also general manager of Boston.com, is departing after 17 years at the Globe. She is scheduled to start in her new position on Nov. 19. MaineToday Media Inc. is that state’s largest media organization. In addition to the Press Herald, the company publishes several other newspapers.