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Taking the helm at the Telegraph

30 October 2006

Bristol graduate William Lewis (BSc 1990) was appointed editor of the Daily Telegraph on 9 October

Bristol graduate William Lewis (BSc 1990) was appointed editor of the Daily Telegraph on 9 October.

The former Sunday Times business editor joined the newspaper last year as joint deputy editor. He oversaw the completion of the paper's move to Victoria in central London after being made editorial managing director in the summer.

Mr Lewis also worked at the Financial Times for more than eight years, where his roles included global news editor and mergers and acquisitions editor.

'It is an honour to take the most prestigious job in Fleet Street'