Almar Latour was named editor in chief, Asia, a new postion. Latour was previously managing editor of wsj.com. Succeeding Latour in that role will be Rebecca Blumenstein, who had been the Journalâ€™s international news editor.
The newspaper also named Deborah Brewster as its deputy managing editor. She comes to the Journal from the Financial Times, where she was the fund management correspondent.