Dayan Candappa Named Global Editor in Chief of International Business Times

The Reuters veteran moves on.

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAZsAAAAJGE2NmRmOGQ4LTg5ODgtNDFhNy1iMzgyLTBkM2FjMGE5NTY2OQIBT Media has named Dayan Candappa global editor in chief of The International Business Times.

Candappa previously worked for Reuters for more than a decade. During his time there, he served as regional editor for Asia and the Americas, deputy managing editor, global markets editor and more.

IBT Media co-founder and chief content officer Johnathan Davis said bringing Candappa aboard would “push it [International Business Times] to a new level.”

“Dayan is the key to this next step and brings a world of newsroom experience to our talented team,” continued Davis, in a statement. “While great reporting is still core to our mission, we believe Dayan will help us drive even greater modernization of the user experience, more data-driven reporting and will be putting video and social media at the forefront of our strategy.”