FT announces senior editorial appointments
The Financial Times has announced the following changes to its senior editorial team:
On 1 September, current deputy editor Martin Dickson will become US managing editor, taking over from Gillian Tett who is going on book leave. Dickson has been deputy editor since 2005, but was previously the paper's New York bureau chief. Tett will continue to write columns for the newspaper, magazine and op-ed pages and will return in 2013.
In addition, Gary Silverman has been appointed to the newly created post of deputy US managing editor, but will continue to act as US news editor.
News editor John Thornhill will become deputy editor. Alec Russell currently comment and analysis editor will become news editor. Finally, analysis editor Frederick Studemann will take up the role of comment and analysis editor.