Bloomberg hires Javier Blas from FT
Javier Blas, who had been Africa editor at the Financial Times, has been hired by Bloomberg, where he will be “reporter-at-large” in the energy, environment and commodities team, based in London.
He will start at Blooomberg in March
Blas had been Africa editor at the FT for the past 18 months, based in London.
Before that, he was commodities editor and a commodities correspondent. He managed the oil and commodities coverage of the Financial Times with a team of correspondents and reporters in London and New York. He also launched the annual FT Global Commodities Summit, the largest gathering of C-suite executives in the commodities trading sector.
Blas previously worked for Expansion, a Spanish-based business publication.
He is a graduate of the University of Navarra.