Announcements

  • FT’s Pilita Clark wins FPA media award

    Last night the Financial Times’ environment correspondent Pilita Clark won the Environment Story of the Year award at the Foreign Press Association’s (FPA) Media Awards 2014. She was recognised for her series A World Without Water, looking at how businesses and people are having to adapt to rising water costs and poorly managed supplies around the world.

    Dedicated to excellence in the journalism, the FPA Media Awards, now in their fifteenth year, are among the most prestigious for journalism in the world.

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  • The Financial Times and International Rescue Committee launch charity auction & exhibition at London’s Getty Gallery

    Public invited to attend free exhibition featuring work by celebrated photographers on December 2-3

    The Financial Times and International Rescue Committee are hosting a photography exhibition and auction at London’s Getty Gallery as part of the FT’s 2014/15 seasonal appeal. The appeal, which runs throughout December and January, provides editorial coverage to highlight the work of a chosen charity, with events to support fundraising. This year FT employees chose the International Rescue Committee as their appeal partner, a global charity that saves and rebuilds lives in the wake of conflict and disaster.

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  • Financial Times appoints Jon Slade B2C managing director

    Dominic Good takes on Slade’s responsibilities to lead the FT’s integrated sales team globally as advertising sales director. He reports to Ben Hughes, global commercial director and deputy CEO. Good will lead the development of new advertising products for FT.com, the FT’s mobile apps, third party platforms such as Flipboard and Google Newsstand, as well as howtospendit.com.

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  • How To Spend It celebrates 20th anniversary in London

    Guests included Roberto and Eva Cavalli (pictured here with Gillian de Bono); Christopher Kane; John and Simone Rocha; Marcus Wareing, Maria Grachvogel, Ozwald Boateng; Nick Hart; Stephen Jones; Melissa Odabash, Anton Mosimann; and Patrick Grant. Drinks were provided by Krug.

    How To Give It features interviews with Colin Firth, Marc Newson, Stella McCartney, Rene Redzepi and Lapo Elkann. Star lots include a £93,300 limited edition Chopard Tourbillon watch made of Fairmined 18ct rose gold; a £32,000 holiday for two on North Island, Seychelles; one-of-a kind handbags by Prada and Gucci, each worth in excess of £20,000; and a champagne-paired dinner for six people hosted by Olivier Krug in his childhood home in Reims, worth £15,000.

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