People: Reuters America appoints joint CEOs

People: Reuters America appoints joint CEOs

Global information, news and technology group Reuters has appointed Alex Hungate and Phil Lynch as co-chief executive officers of Reuters America. The two succeed Tom Glocer, who will become chief executive of the parent company in July.

Hungate and Lynch will be jointly responsible for Reuters business operations in the Americas. Both will report to Philip Green, chief executive of Reuters Financial.

Prior to their current positions, Hungate and Lynch held the title of co-chief operating officer for Reuters America. Hungate has been with Reuters for seven years. He helped to found Reuters NewMedia in New York in 1994 and since then has held senior sales and marketing positions in Reuters America.

Lynch joined Reuters in Boston in 1988 and has held a number of US sales positions. He is also on the board of WorldStreet Corporation.

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