New York—The Wall Street Journal recently named Michael Williams editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe, effective June 1. Williams will succeed Raju Narisetti, who is joining the Hindustan Times Media Group in India. Williams, a 14-year veteran of the Journal, is currently based in Paris, where he is the newspaper’s Southern Europe bureau chief. In his new role, Williams will be responsible for coverage of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for all editions of the Journal. He will also continue to lead the Journal’s global energy coverage.