Christian Plumb has been tapped to lead Reuters’ Latin American news hub, to be based in Mexico City, which will be focused on delivering breaking news to both media and professional clients.
He has been the Latin American business editor beginning in 2015.
Plumb spent much of his career covering company news. He was previously Brazil bureau chief based in Sao Paulo, where he was a Bloomberg correspondent in the late 1990s covering stories from the privatization of Telebras to the 1998 currency devaluation.
Plumb has also been stationed in Milan, where he joined Reuters as a banking reporter. He also worked for Reuters as aerospace team leader and then as editor in charge of finance and mergers and acquisitions coverage, leading the team through the 2008 Wall Street crisis.
He was also based in Paris, where he was chief equities correspondent, overseeing French company news and reporting on M&A and bankin. He also was as acting companies editor in charge in New York, where he also oversaw media and telecoms, and then spent time on the Americas desk.