LOCOG hires FT staffer for key media role

The Financial Times’ director of communications, Joanna Manning-Cooper, has left the company to take a top role with LOCOG, the London organising committee for the Olympic Games.
Ms Manning Cooper, who reported directly to the FT chief executive, John Ridding, leaves the top PR role at the newspaper to start work on the 2012 Olympics next month.
Her new role will be head of PR and media.

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