Financial Times picks first female editor Khalaf as Barber signs off

FILE PHOTO: The Editor of The Financial Times Lionel Barber arrives in Downing Street in London, Britain, December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Roula Khalaf will become the first woman to edit the Financial Times in its 131-year history after Lionel Barber, Britain’s most senior financial journalist, said he would step down. Barber said on Tuesday he would leave in January after 14 years as editor and 34 years at the Nikkei-owned newspaper, which had […]

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