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CNBC.com hires Tutt to oversee non-U.S. content

September 17, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

CNBC.com has appointed Phillip Tutt as the deputy managing editor of digital.

Tutt will be responsible for managing the day-to-day editorial content on CNBC.com for all regions outside of the United States.

He will manage a team of reporters and producers in London and Singapore who produce international content for CNBC.com as well as the network’s digital products and services, the suite of CNBC mobile products including the CNBC iPhone and iPad apps and CNBCPRO, the premium desktop/mobile service.

Based at CNBC’s regional head quarters in London, Tutt will report to Deepanshu Bagchee, managing digital editor and head of digital for CNBC International.

Tutt joins CNBC.com as the site posted its second-best month ever in terms of unique visitors in August. The site was visited by 9.3 million unique users in August, up 34 percent compared to the same time period last year. CNBC.com’s year-over-year growth was more than double compared to any other site in the Business/Finance – News/Research category top 10 sites.

Tutt joins from The Associated Press,where he was Europe business editor, leading the wire’s coverage of financial,economic and business news. He previously spent 12 years at the Financial Times in a variety of editorial roles, including as companies news editor at FT.com.

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