How a former Foreign Office diplomat is leading HuffPost UK into uncharted territory

Aug 15, 2019 - The Drum
Board and Executive Moves

Having been a Foreign Office diplomat and a senior official at Downing Street, Jimmy Leach, the new editor-in-chief of HuffPost UK, is well-equipped to cope with the competing tensions that come with working in a vast media organisation.

Leach has taken an important role within a Verizon Media empire that spans AOL, Yahoo and specialist sites TechCrunch and Engadget, but recently sold off its once-fashionable digital brands Flickr and Tumblr. He joined in March, shortly after Verizon made ...