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John Ridding

John Ridding

CEO Financial Times


John Ridding is the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Times Group, one of the world’s leading business news organizations recognized internationally for its authority, integrity, and accuracy.

Under his stewardship, the FT has expanded its global operations, successfully scaled and transformed its core business and acquired a number of companies that support its multichannel strategy, including Money-Media, Medley Global Advisors, Exec-Appointments, Assanka (renamed FT Labs), Alpha Grid and Longitude.

John sits on the board of Bonnier Business Press, part of the international media conglomerate Bonnier AB. He is also Chairman of Room to Read, a US-based charity that supports education and literacy in developing countries, and a member of its UK Advisory Board.

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