The Financial Times’ chief information officer (CIO) Christina Scott has been named third in the CIO 100, an annual list recognising the most transformative CIOs in the UK business economy. She topped the media, leisure and entertainment category and is the only woman to be ranked in the top 20.
The Financial Times announces today a partnership with newspaper publisher Il Sole 24 Ore to produce an Italian edition of How to Spend It, the world’s leading luxury magazine. The Italian version will be launched as How to Spend It celebrates 20 years as the gold standard in global lifestyle coverage, which it will mark with a series of special events and features throughout the year.
The Italian How to Spend It will launch in September, with five issues in 2014 and rising to 13 in 2015. It will feature content translated from the English language title (including the regular columns and fashion pages), as well as features originated in Italy.
At the Press Awards FT Magazine, edited by Sue Matthias, was named supplement of the year. Gillian Tett won columnist of the year and Sarah O’Connor won the business and finance journalist of the year for her reportage inside one of Amazon’s UK warehouses. Leslie Hook was highly commended as specialist journalist of the year.