Giulio Capua is a C-Level Sales and Marketing Executive with over 30 years of leadership experience building, re-imagining and monetizing world class brands. His strong reputation as a transformational leader who can navigate periods of disruption and change and deliver on stakeholder needs led Capua to start a brand consultancy in 2022.
Capua held the position of Sr. VP, Group Publisher, Departures, Travel+Leisure, Food&Wine from April 2018 – March 2022. He was recruited by Meredith immediately after the Time Inc acquisition to oversee the 90MM luxury brands.
Prior to Meredith, Capua spent 28 years climbing the ranks at Conde Nast, serving as Chief Business Officer of AD and Condé Nast Traveler in 2016-17. He was as publisher and chief revenue officer of AD from 2007-2016. Under his leadership, the brand experienced five consecutive years of sustained advertising page and revenue growth, developed highly profitable brand extensions and programs, was named to the 2012 Advertising Age “A-List,” and was awarded Hottest Home Magazine on Adweek’s “Hot List” in both 2015 and 2016.
Before joining AD, Capua served as vice president and publisher of Gourmet. During his tenure, the brand achieved several revenue and brand extension milestones including the best ad-page performance in its 65-year history, a place on Advertising Age’s “A-List” in 2006, an Emmy Nomination for its critically acclaimed PBS series, “Diary of a Foodie” and the launch of “The Gourmet Institute”
Prior to his tenure at Gourmet, Capua spent 12 years at GQ, advancing from sales representative to associate publisher.
Capua graduated from Ithaca College with a B.S. in finance and marketing.