The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Robert Armstrong as head of Lex (@thelexcolumn), the flagship daily opinion column available to premium FT.com subscribers and located on the back page of the FT newspaper.
Armstrong assumes the role from October and will relocate from New York to London in January 2014, where he will manage Lex’s renowned team of columnists based throughout the globe.
The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson (@Edgecliffe) as US news editor. From October he will coordinate the FT’s daily Americas news coverage globally.
In his 16 years at the FT, Edgecliffe-Johnson has been deputy news editor, covered mergers & acquisitions, overseen management features and written for the influential Lex column. Since 2005 he has been global media editor, leading coverage of music, entertainment, digital media, marketing and big data.