Patrick Tooher this week joined the Financial Mail on Sunday as
He replaces Russell Hotten, who left the post two weeks ago.
Tooher's remit covers business news, which takes up the front ten to 12
pages of the section.
Tooher left his last job, as Sunday Express business editor, in April
following the takeover of Express Newspapers by Richard Desmond's
Northern & Shell.
One source said he had run the business desk there 'virtually
Tooher has expertise in industrial areas such as transport and
utilities, and will be doing some reporting in his new job.
But his main role will be as a motivator and organiser, one Mail on
Sunday source said this week.
Tooher will report to Mail on Sunday City editor Ben Laurance, who has
overall control of the section along with deputy City editor Lisa