Lloyd steps up into the newly-created role on December 1 after eight years as editor of the 24-year-old brand. She will also be EiC of IW’s sister titles Professional Adviser and Cover, working closely with their respective editors, Tom Ellis and Adam Saville, to develop editorial content across the portfolio, including its burgeoning suite of events.
Media will now recruit a new editor of IW to succeed Lloyd.
Lloyd has 17 years’ experience as a financial journalist and editor. This
includes four and a half years as editor of IFAonline (now Professional
Adviser) before she became editor of Investment Week in 2011.
tenure, the team has won a number of industry awards including Headlinemoney
B2B Trade Title of the Year and the Investment Association Team Award for
Excellence in Investment Writing, as well as three Wholesale Team of the Year Awards
at the Kames Capital Journalism Awards.
Media’s group editorial director Adrian Barrick said: “We created this new
position to strengthen the leadership of Investment Week and to exploit
opportunities to develop our coverage of the sector across all our brands.
After an extensive selection process, Katrina proved to be the outstanding
candidate, and I’m delighted that she has accepted the role. I’m looking forward
to working with her to build on our market-leading position.’’
its website – www.investmentweek.co.uk – and a weekly magazine, IW also
produces more than 40 events a year, including the iconic Fund Manager of the
Year Awards, as well as the Women in Investment Awards and Funds to Watch
director Kevin Sinclair said: “I’m delighted that Katrina is our new EiC. She
has been an excellent editor of IW over the last eight years and I’m sure she
will flourish in this wider role. As publishers we continue to invest in our
top brands such as IW, especially in creating high-value journalism that helps
investment professionals do their jobs better. I’m sure the quality of the
service we provide our readers will only grow under Katrina’s leadership.’’
Lloyd commented: “I am very pleased to take on the editor-in-chief role as it will allow me to build on all the work I have been doing during my years at Incisive Media to take our brands to the next level and meet the rapidly-changing information needs of our audiences. We have some great journalists and editors on our titles and I look forward to working closely with them in this new position to develop our editorial content across platforms.”