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Financial Times launches executive coaching service

The Financial Times is today announcing the launch of FT Executive Coaching, a bespoke service run by FT Career Management, which delivers high quality content, events and job opportunities to senior level executives across the globe.

FT Executive Coaching is a service for senior executives and professionals in all sectors looking to take the next step in their career, whether in their current position or externally. It is run in partnership with The Coaching Space, a leading provider of executive coaching and part of TQ, a subsidiary of the FT’s parent company Pearson.

Coaches have been selected for their successful track record of working with senior leaders across a variety of industries, in both the public and private sectors. They will help leaders to identify and define their professional goals, based on their existing experience, skills and preferences. Sessions cover topics such as personal impact and style, developing a senior level network, personal and organisational transformation, strategic thinking and stakeholder management.

Steve Playford, Managing Director of Financial Times Career Management, said: “The FT is uniquely positioned to work with Pearson to offer executive education opportunities. By using the strengths of both companies we are able to offer an unrivalled, world class coaching service that supports executives throughout their career.”

This is the latest launch in the FT’s series of learning products around executive career development, which also includes the FT Non-Executive Director Certificate, the first post-graduate course designed specifically to train non-executive directors. Since its launch in 2011 the certificate has seen close to 200 delegates and last week expanded into Asia with a six month course in Hong Kong.

For more visit ft.com/executivecoaching

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For more information contact:

Andrew Green
Communications Manager, Financial Times
T: +1 917 551 5093
E: andrew.green@ft.com

Emily Gibbs
Corporate Communications Manager, Financial Times
T: +44 (0) 207 873 3184
E: emily.gibbs@ft.com

Darcy Keller
Deputy Director of Global Communications & Head of Communications in the Americas, Financial Times
T: +1 917 551 5096
E: darcy.keller@ft.com

About the Financial Times

The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of more than 602,000 (Deloitte assured, Q4 2012). FT.com has over 316,000 paying digital subscribers and the newspaper has a global print circulation of 273, 047 (ABCs, March 2013). Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving 30% of FT.com traffic and 15% of digital subscriptions. FT education products now serve 25 of the world’s top 50 business schools

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