Anne Sutherland Fuchs
Chair, NYC Commission on Women's Issues
Anne Sutherland Fuchs is the Commissioner of the NYC Commission on Women's Issues.
Ms Fuchs is an innovator with extensive branding experience within the media industry and is responsible for some of the best known and most successful magazines such as Vogue, Elle, 'O', The Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, and Town and Country.
As publisher of Woman's Day, Ms. Fuchs was the first female publisher of a major U.S. magazine. She was also the first female publisher of Vogue magazine. Ms. Fuchs is also the former CEO of Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, the premier auction house then owned by LVMH Moët Hennesey Louis Vuitton. Before Phillips, she was with leading publishing companies such as Hearst, Condé Nast, Hachette, and CBS.
Ms. Fuchs has received recognition and numerous awards including the Matrix Award for Magazines by Women of Communications and Advertising Woman of the Year. She created and chaired the Magazine and Print Committee for the United States Information Agency. She also formed the first Woman's Board of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club, serving as President, then Chair. Having served as a trustee of the Whitney Museum, she is a member of the Chairman's Council of the Museum. In addition, she is on the Board of Directors of Pitney Bowes, Inc., and Gartner, Inc., the world's leading IT Research Company.
Ms. Fuchs received a B.A. from New York University. She also studied at the Sorbonne, Institute of European Studies (Paris) and the University of Mexico City, Institute of North American Studies (Mexico).