The Financial Times Appoints New Financial Publishing Director

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NEW YORK — The Financial Times has appointed Gavin Daly Financial Publishing Director, responsible for financial advertising, content and event revenues across print and online products. He will take up his new role with immediate effect and remain based in New
York.

Daly is currently Executive Editor and Co-Managing Director at Money-Media, the US-based market leader in online news and commentary on the fund management sector that was acquired by the FT in January 2008. Under his editorial direction, publications including Agenda, BoardIQ, FundFire, Ignites, Ignites Europe and Ignites Asia have averaged more than 90 per cent renewal rates for each of the past six years. Daly’s portfolio also includes The Outstanding Directors Exchange conference series for board directors. He was part of the executive team that sold Money-Media to the FT.

Prior to joining Money-Media in 1999, Daly served in editorial positions at the Boston Globe, The Hartford Courant and Institutional Investor.

Ben Hughes, Global Commercial Director and Deputy Chief Executive of the Financial Times, commented: “Gavin has been a driving force behind Money-Media’s impressive performance in a challenging economic climate and its successful integration into the Financial Times following the 2008 acquisition. His editorial background and strong business sense will be great assets in his new role and ensure the FT remains a leader in financial publishing.”

Daly succeeds Mark Cunnington, who has joined Pearson Education as its Managing Director in Southern Africa.

David Blanke, currently Co-Managing Director and CFO at Money-Media, will take over full management of Money-Media’s operations as its sole Managing Director.

 

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