FT Announcements

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FT appoints Alec Russell FT Weekend editor, Peter Spiegel news editor

He continued: “I want to thank Caroline for her significant contribution for almost two decades, in the UK and the U.S where she served as a distinguished foreign correspondent. As weekend FT editor she has maintained its reputation for eclectic, smart writing as well as a forum for ideas, culture and debate for a global audience.”

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The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds Launch 2016 Emerging Voices Awards

February 2, 2016: The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds today announced the launch of the second annual FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards, a global initiative designed to recognize artistic talent in emerging-market nations.* The winners in three categories – art, fiction, and film – will be announced in September 2016. Each winner will receive a $40,000 award, and two runners-up per category will receive $5,000.

“We are delighted to launch the Emerging Voices arts awards with OppenheimerFunds for the second year. The Financial Times has reported and analysed the rise of the emerging market economies and followed their political trajectories for years. These awards show our determination to learn more about, and reward, their cultural richness too,” said Michael Skapinker, FT associate editor and chair of the judges. Read more >>

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FT publishes 18th annual Global MBA Ranking

 

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FT at Davos 2016

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FT names Elli Papadaki global head of programmatic sales

13 January 2016: The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Elli Papadaki who returns to the FT as the global head of programmatic sales. Read more >>

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FT appoints deputy editor and innovation editor

6 January 2016: The Financial Times today announces the appointments of John Thornhill as its first innovation editor and Roula Khalaf as deputy editor, effective 1 February.

Thornhill will oversee the FT’s award-winning global comment team to transform the way the FT commissions, edits and publishes commentary on multiple platforms. He will lead efforts to put new technology at the heart of the FT’s journalism, working closely with product development, data, audio, video and audience engagement teams. Read more >>

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