Media Moves

New ME for Dow Jones wire in Middle East

March 26, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Dow Jones on Monday named Andrew Critchlow as the new managing editor of the Zawya Dow Jones News Service, according to a release.

Andrew CritchlowProduced jointly by Dow Jones Newswires and ABQ Zawya, ZDJ is the English and Arabic-language news service covering the Middle East’s financial markets.

Critchlow succeeds Simeon Kerr, who left the company. In his new role, Dubai-based Critchlow will be responsible for editors and reporters around the region and will also lead Middle East energy coverage for Dow Jones Newswires. He will report to Marcus Wright, senior editor, Dow Jones Newswires, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“Since its launch last June, the Zawya Dow Jones News Service has established itself as an indispensable source of objective and timely ground-breaking news and analysis for those seeking an understanding of the region’s financial markets,” said Wright. “Andrew brings a wealth of Middle East experience to the managing editor role. His appointment is further evidence of our commitment to the region.”

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