Dayan Candappa Named Global Editor in Chief of International Business Times

The Reuters veteran moves on.

IBT 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.”