Dow Jones Media names Mavin head of editorial projects
Almar Latour, executive vice president and publisher of Dow Jones Media Group, sent out the following staff announcement on Friday:
I’m delighted to share that Duncan Mavin is appointed Head of Editorial Projects for Dow Jones Media.
In this new role, Duncan will help lead the creation of new publications as well as launch fresh initiatives for our group of existing brands.
Duncan has been a reporter and editor on three continents and brings a wealth of digital and financial experience to DJ Media. He most recently was a columnist for Bloomberg News. Prior to that, he worked for The Wall Street Journal as its Money & Investing Editor for Europe. He also was Editor for Heard on the Street in Asia, and Life & Style Editor for The Wall Street Journal in Asia.
During his time at The Journal, he also oversaw the launch of the WSJ City app in London, helped integrate Dow Jones Newswires and Wall Street Journal financial coverage in Europe, and launched a Life & Style blog in Asia. He also was a reporter and foreign correspondent for Canada’s National Post.
Duncan worked in the financial and fund management industry for more than a decade. He was a chartered accountant for Deloitte and was a finance manager at Aviva Investors in the U.K. and Bank of Nova Scotia in Canada.
Duncan will be based in New York and will report to me.