Automotive News Europe has named a new managing editor and news editor.
Veteran auto industry journalist and consultant Jesse Snyder joins as managing editor.
Snyder comes from Thomson Financial Media, a US publishing group, where he served as a top editor on two titles. He previously spent several years as a consultant in the global car business.
Snyder was Los Angeles bureau chief for Automotive News Europe's US sister publication Automotive News from 1986 to 1990. Earlier, Snyder was Detroit, Michigan, bureau chief at another Crain Communications sister title, Advertising Age, covering mainly the auto business.
Group chief sub-editor Geoff Barton has been promoted to news editor and given expanded duties in the newspaper's London editorial offices. Barton joined Automotive News Europe in 1998. Among other duties, Barton will play a key role in the operations of the newspaper's website: autonewseurope.com.