Michael Walters, deputy City editor at the Daily Mail is to join
financial PR agency Square Mile Communications as a director.
Walters has worked on the Daily Mail’s financial pages for 21 years, and
was made deputy City editor 13 years ago. Before joining the Daily Mail
he was City editor of Thomson Regional Newspapers for ten years.
He joins the company in October and will advise Square Mile’s clients on
press and investor relations strategy. He will be one of nine directors,
reporting to chairman Tim Jackaman.
Walters said: ’I am delighted to be joining Square Mile. It is one of
the more attractive financial public relations companies because it has
a low profile so there are no big egos there.’
Square Mile’s clients include high street retailer Next, electrical
retailers Dixons, drug design software company Oxford Molecular Group
and building materials company Meyer.