Weight Watchers International, Inc.
has announced that Andrew Amill has been named publisher of Weight Watchers Magazine
. Prior to his joining Weight Watchers Publishing Group, Amill was publisher and general manager of Fairchild Publications' Modern Bride Connections, which publishes 18 regional magazines and websites. In previous positions at Fairchild, he was also publisher of Elegant Bride
, launching the upscale bridal magazine, and publisher of Footwear News
. The circulation and readership of Weight Watchers Magazine continues to grow. The magazine's ABC statement for the six months ended June 30, 2005, showed a gain of 8% in paid circulation to 1,248,647 for the period.