Mondadori, appointments: Annalisa Monfreda to edit Cosmopolitan from 14 September

From 14 September Annalisa Monfreda will take over as editor of Cosmopolitan, the Italian edition of the world’s top-selling monthly, with 60 international editions, managed by the Hearst-Mondadori joint venture.

Annalisa Monfreda, 32, was born in Bari, and began working as a journalist in 1996. In 2002, after a Master in Journalism from the University of Urbino and an internship in the “home news” department of Corriere della Sera, she began a series of collaborations with different magazines. In 2004 she joined the staff of Gruner+Jahr/Mondadori working on the monthly title Geo. In 2008 she was appointed editor of Topgirl and in November 2009 became the editor of Geo.