Kevin P. Halpin Named Dow Jones’ Chief Financial Officer

Dow_Jones_and_Company_logo_9.27.jpgDow Jones & Company has appointed Kevin P. Halpin as executive vice president and chief financial officer as of October 15. Halpin succeeds Stephen Daintith who is leaving News Corp. to pursue another opportunity.

Halpin will be in charge of leading all finance functions as well as helping to “set and support the strategic priorities for the news and business information company”.

Halpin previously worked as News Corp.’s senior vice president, finance for the past two years. He described his excitement over his new role:

I am eager to join Dow Jones, which has experienced significant expansion and growth with exciting new initiatives in its digital and enterprise businesses. Dow Jones has created a multi-platform business model whose success has made it a stand out in the industry. I look forward to being a part of the potential that it’s only beginning to realize.