FT deputy becomes new US managing editor

Gillian Tett, the assistant editor, takes sabbatical to write a book.

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Financial Times deputy editor Martin Dickson has been appointed US managing editor.

Dickson, who joined the FT in 1976 and became deputy in 2005, spent nearly five years in the early 1990s as New York bureau chief, leading the paper’s coverage of North American financial, management and business affairs.

He takes over from US managing editor from Gillian Tett, who is leaving to write a book on 1 September but will return to a “top management and comment role” in early 2013.

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