Mongoose Publishing CEO, Patrick Brennan, is leaving the company. Brennan commenced his tenure at Mongoose in October 2015 and was elevated to Group CEO in July 2016, leading the team through exponential digital growth, the expansion of Time Out Dine Out and the launch of the ELLE Style Awards.
Brennan stated “Working at Mongoose has been a wonderful experience, the team I’ve worked with and our advertisers and other supporters have been so welcoming and I wish them every success for the future. I am sad to be leaving but my wife could not move here with me due to her work commitments and I need to prioritise being with my family.”
Executive chairman, Graham Paling will take the helm at Mongoose, he stated “Brennan has been a great addition to Mongoose. He has led the business through great digital growth and brought renewed focus to our events and sales strategy. I’d like to thank him for his contributions.”
The news comes shortly after Mongoose Publishing Malaysia decided cease publication of Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazines in Malaysia.
Mongoose Publishing acquired Men’s Health Malaysia from Blu Inc. in August 2013, and published its first issue in January 2014. Following that, the publisher launched Women’s Health magazine on August 2014, which saw the debut of its first issue nationwide in March 2015.