Geordie Greig has been appointed editor-in-chief of The Independent.
He joins from Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) where he served as editor of the Daily Mail for three years from 2018.
Greig becomes editor-in-chief of the digital-only former print title with immediate effect.
Commenting on his appointment, Greig stated: “I look forward to leading the brilliant editorial team that is successfully making journalism a force for good. Unquestionably, given the world we live in, this has never been more important.”