The FSA's 32-strong comms team, which includes press office, web, public affairs and internal communications staff, is to get its own yet-to-be-recruited director.
The postholder will report directly to FSA chief executive John Tiner.
The FSA's next most senior PR people after Everitt, head of media and web comms Rob McIvor, and head of public affairs Christopher
Boyce, will report to the new communications director.
Everitt replaced Anna Bradley, who has left the authority.