Fortune Names Digital Editor

The Yahoo veteran lands at Fortune.

MS0n4_9vFortune has named Aaron Task its digital editor. Task previously served as editor in chief of Yahoo Finance.

“Fortune has made great progress since the launch of our web site only 14 months ago,” wrote Fortune editor Alan Murray, in a memo. “Aaron has the right skills to take us to the next stage. He is an accomplished journalist who understands the digital media world inside out, and he wins high praise from his Yahoo colleagues as both an editor and manager.”

Task’s appointment is effective September 24.