Financial Times Names Africa and Asia Editors

David Pilling and Jamil Anderlini get new roles.

The Financial Times has named editors in Africa and Asia. Details are below.

  • David Pilling has been named Africa editor. He previously served as the FT’s Asia editor. Pilling previously served as the FT’s Tokyo bureau chief. He will retain his role as assistant editor. Pilling has been with the FT since 1990.
  • Jamil Anderlini, most recently Beijing bureau chief, succeeds Pilling as Asia editor. Anderlini served as Beijing bureau chief since 2011. Prior to joining the FT, he was Beijing business correspondent for the South China Morning Post and chief editor for China Economic Review.