Andrew Rashbass Group chief executive Andrew was formerly Group chief information officer, managing director of Economist.com, and managing director and publisher of The Economist. He joined the Group in December 1997 from Associated Newspapers.
Laurie Battaglia Managing director and executive vice president, Roll Call Laurie had been with Roll Call for over 20 years before it was acquired by the Group. She began her career at Roll Call as assistant business manager, rising to associate publisher in 1992. Following acquisition in 1992, Laurie was promoted first to general manager then publisher.
Susan Clark Managing director, CEMEA Susan was appointed global marketing director of The Economist in 2005, and added publisher, CEMEA to her remit in 2007. She joined the Group from Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts worldwide.
Ben Edwards Publisher and executive vice president, Economist.com Ben Edwards joined the company in 2007 from IBM. Prior to this, Ben enjoyed a 14-year career as a journalist, ten of them with The Economist, where he served as finance reporter, Tokyo bureau chief and American business editor.
Oscar Grut Group general counsel and company secretary Oscar Joined the company in 1998 from Linklaters.
Nigel Ludlow Managing director, UK Nigel joined the marketing team of The Economist in January 1984 and subsequently became global marketing director of the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Paul McHale Group HR director Paul joined the company in 1999 from United Biscuits and J Sainsbury.
John Micklethwait Editor, The Economist John was appointed as a director of The Economist Group in May 2006. He has been editor of The Economist since April 1st 2006, having joined the editorial staff in July 1987. Previously he was US editor. John is the co-author of four books (with Adrian Wooldridge), most recently "The Right Nation".
Tim Pinnegar Managing director, Asia Pacific Tim joined the company in 2001 from Leo Burnett. Before being appointed managing director he was publisher of The Economist, Asia Pacific. Tim is based in the Group's Singapore office.
Paul Rossi Managing director and executive vice president, Americas Paul joined The Economist in 1987, managing advertising sales for the Middle East and Africa. He went on to become advertising director in Asia and subsequently in North America; commercial director and then publisher of Economist.com; and, latterly, publisher of The Economist in North America.
Chris Stibbs Group finance director Chris joined the company as Group finance director in July 2005. He was previously corporate development director of Incisive Media, finance director of the TBP Group and director of the FT Law and Tax Division.
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