The Financial Times has appointed Roula Khalaf as foreign editor and assistant editor.
Khalaf has spent 13 years as the FT’s Middle East editor.
Editor Lionel Barber said: “Roula has been an outstanding Middle East editor for more than a decade, overseeing the launch of the Middle East edition and leading our coverage of the Arab spring. She is admired among peers and colleagues worldwide for her work as a reporter, commentator and team leader, and will be crucial to the development of our award-winning foreign coverage in her new position.”
She joined the FT in 1995 as North Africa correspondent and previously worked for Forbes in New York.