Moves at The Independent

The Independent’s editor in chief, Simon Kelner, took on the additional role of managing director on 2 June. Kelner succeeds Terry Grote, who has retired.

Ben Preston also joined as executive editor on 2 June. He was previously international editor at The Times.

Roger Alton, former editor of The Observer, is expected to start as editor of The Independent in late June.

The Independent is published by Independent News & Media.

[lnk|http://www.featuresexec.com/publications/info_features.php?pubid=306|_self|The Independent]
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