The Press: Patcevitch for Nast

When Condè Nast died (TiME, Sept. 28), his last wish was to name his successor. Last week Condè Nast Publications' board of directors gladly confirmed his choice: 42-year-old Iva Sergei Voidato Patcèvitch, Nast's executive assistant since 1928. Conde Nast editors remain unchanged.

Condè Nast met Patcèvitch, appropriately, at a swank Manhattan party. Young Patcèvitch, with his lean, cultured face and Vogueish good manners, was on his rapid way up in a Wall Street brokerage house. He had been in the U.S. only since 1923. Son of a White Russian civil governor, he was educated at the Imperial Naval Academy, served as liaison...

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