SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Celebrates Launch of the 2013 Swimsuit Franchise

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED to Celebrate Launch of the 2013 Swimsuit Franchise at the NYSE

Mark Ford, President of Time Inc. Sports Group and 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models to Ring The Closing Bell®


Executives and guests from SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, a division of Time Inc., will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, February 11th to celebrate the launch of the 2013 SI Swimsuit franchise, debuting  across all platforms on 2/12.   


To mark this occasion, Mark Ford, President Time Inc. Sports Group and a group of the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models will ring the Closing Bell.

About the Sports Illustrated Group

The Sports Illustrated Group’s award-winning journalism powers a media company that includes Sports Illustrated,, Golf Magazine,, SI Golf Plus, SI Presents, SI Kids, SI International, SI Books, SI Mobile, SI Swimsuit, SI Social, consumer products and Live Media. Earlier this year, Sports Illustrated was named to Adweek’s list of the media industry’s hottest brands.


About Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit is a powerhouse media franchise that reaches more than 60 million people annually, and more men 18 to 34 than the Super Bowl. The iconic franchise now spans more than 20 product extensions in digital, social, broadcast, publishing, mobile and consumer products.  Since debuting in 1964 Swimsuit has become a pop-culture phenomenon and an established launching pad for successful careers in TV, fashion, business and film.



Time Warner Inc. is a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include interactive services, cable systems, filmed entertainment, television networks and publishing.