Asia WSJ exec returns to U.S.

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Urban Lehner, publisher and executive editor of Dow Jones & Co.'s Asian Wall Street Journal, will return to the U.S. and the U.S. Wall Street Journal as VP-business development, responsible for new product development as well as franchise-expansion efforts, including the Wall Street Journal Sunday. Mr. Lehner joined Dow Jones as a reporter in 1969 and held bureau chief positions and editorial posts in Europe and Asia before becoming publisher of the Asian Journal in 1998.

Philip Revzin, while continuing as Dow Jones VP-international, will succeed Mr. Lehner as publisher of the Asian Wall Street Journal. Reginald Chua, editor of the Asian Journal, will report to Mr. Revzin, who will continue to oversee the Far Eastern Economic Review as well as the Asian Journal.

The appointments will be effective Jan. 15.

Copyright December 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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