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As it preps for spinoff, Time Inc. hires CTO from Amazon

Colin Bodell in a screen shot from a video.
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Colin Bodell in a screen shot from a video.

As it gets ready to say goodbye to Time Warner, Time Inc. has brought in someone with digital chops to the top of the company's org chart: The publisher has recruited Amazon executive Colin Bodell to become its chief technology officer, a newly created position.

People familiar with the move say Bodell, whose last job at Amazon was VP of its digital store platform, will report to CEO Joe Ripp. Time Inc. is expected to announce the move shortly.

Read the whole story at Re/code here.

By Peter Kafka, recode.net.

CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in Re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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