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Yardley departing Forbes for Evening Standard

June 3, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Charles Yardley

Charles Yardley, the senior vice president and managing director of Forbes in Europe, is leaving to become the chief executive officer of the Evening Standard.

Mark Shapland of the Evening Standard writes, “In a 14-year career with Forbes he oversaw the launch of ForbesLife.com, a digital extension of the company’s luxury lifestyle brand. Mr Yardley has also held senior roles at the Financial Times and London free sheet City A.M.

“Mr Yardley will start his new role on June 15.

“Mr Yardley said: ‘There has never been a more powerful and important time for the media to accurately depict the world’s affairs.

“‘Through times of crisis and uncertainty, the Evening Standard remains resilient and a central role for Londoners, and the UK, through its trusted and well-respected journalism. I look forward to working with the innovative and progressive team at the Evening Standard to reinforce the brand within culture and celebrate the importance of reliable journalism.'”

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