IBT Media Names U.K. Editor

John Crowley joins the team.

IBT Media has named John Crowley editor in chief for the U.K. edition of International Business Times.

Crowley most recently served as digital editor EMEA at The Wall Street Journal.

“He is the ideal leader to take us to the next level,” said International Business Times global editor in chief, Peter Goodman, in a statement. “His dedication to exploring stories using all the digital tools, plus his truly global perspective will yield terrific and engrossing journalism. We are greatly excited to gain his talents and vision.”

Crowley’s appointment is effective March 29. He’ll report to IBT Media managing director for EMEA Dev Pragad.