Rothfeder named editor in chief of International Business Times

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Longtime business journalist Jeffrey Rothfeder has been named editor in chief of International Business Times, a business news site.

Rothfeder, who will report to chief content officer Johnathan Davis, will oversee the  transformation of IBTimes into a multimedia news service, building and executing editorial strategies across the company’s global newsrooms.

Davis, who previously served as executive editor, will manage the company’s branded content strategy across all platforms. IBTimes has a global network of journalists supplying news, analysis and information, reaching More than 10 million visitors a month.

Rothfeder brings more than 20 years of media and business leadership to the company. He joins IBTimes after holding key editorial and executive positions at Bloomberg, Time Inc., Businessweek, Booz & Co., and PC Magazine.

He has written a number books, including “McIlhenny’s Gold,” “Privacy for Sale,” “The People vs. Big Tobacco (co-author), “Make or Break” (co-author), and “Minds Over Matter.”

“Jeff is one of the most talented and experienced business news executives in the world,” said CEO Etienne Uzac in a statement. “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome him here to IBTimes. His journalistic vision and appetite for global coverage are perfectly in line with our growth strategy. Our mission is to foster global economic growth by empowering people everywhere with excellent, insightful and accurate news, analysis and information.”

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