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Financial Times makes key editorial appointments: Pilita Clark, Paul Murphy, Lyndsey Jones, and Robin Kwong

The Financial Times recently announced four editorial appointments to strengthen its roster of award-winning commentators. You can read the full announcement here.

Pilita Clark is appointed Business Columnist and Associate Editor. Pilita has recently started a weekly column on the many aspects of modern corporate life with her first article, My best mentors: blunt, gossipy and always right.

Lyndsey Jones is appointed Executive Editor. Jones will play a key role in defining the newsroom and publishing processes that underpin the FT’s digital transformation.

Robin Kwong is appointed Head of Digital Delivery under editorial director Robert Shrimsley. He is charged with pushing the boundaries of digital storytelling and making imaginative project planning routine across the FT’s editorial operations.

Paul Murphy is appointed Investigations Editor. Murphy will lead a team focused both on traditional long-form investigations and shorter examinations of current news stories.

FT Editor Lionel Barber said: "It's been a momentous year for the disruptive global news stories the FT was made to cover. Our reporters, production teams and digital delivery specialists have risen to the challenge to produce more award-winning journalism across platforms, and these appointments further reinforce our focus on developing new types of digital storytelling for the modern reader."

For more information please read the announcement here.

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