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Reuters editor-in-chief Adler to retire after decade at the helm By Reuters

Reuters editor-in-chief Adler to retire after decade at the helm By Reuters
Reuters editor-in-chief Adler to retire after decade at the helm

A search for his successor will begin over the next few days, Reuters President Michael Friedenberg said on Wednesday in a memo to Reuters staff." The Reuters president added that Adler has overseen stricter safety standards for journalists, including enhanced hostile-environment training and new mental health programs." (This story corrects reference to Reuters president)Steve Hasker, president and CEO of Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI ), which owns Reuters, praised Adler as a "tireless advocate for independent journalism and a champion for press freedom and media literacy.

He was editor-in-chief of BusinessWeek before joining Thomson Reuters in 2010 as Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of the company's Professional Division.Reuters gained a significant measure of financial security in 2018, with a 30-year, $325 million-a-year agreement to supply news to Refinitiv - the financial information provider formed after Thomson Reuters' sale of a majority stake in its former Financial & Risk business to a group led by private equity firm Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX ) LP.

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