Sue James made editorial director at Woman

The newly-created role has been taken by IPC Media's Sue James.

IPC Media's Sue James has been appointed to the newly-created role of editorial director of Woman magazine.

James will continue in her position as editorial director of IPC stablemates Woman & Home and Essentials.

In her new role, which is effective immediately, James will work alongside Woman editor Karen Livermore, who oversaw a relaunch of the magazine in May as it looked to exploit a gap in the market for a more "positive and aspirational" weekly women's magazine.

IPC Media chief executive Sylvia Auton said: "This expansion of Sue's role is a well-deserved promotion and recognition of her talent.

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