Thomson to Double EU News Ops in 2007

FRONT PAGE: NEWSWIRES

Thomson Financial is planning to double the size of its news staff in Europe next year with a swathe of new office openings and hires at the former AFX News business that the vendor bought earlier this year (IMD, June 19).

While the vendor will add staff to its key European offices in London, Paris and Brussels, the focus on new offices will be in Eastern Europe, with bureaus planned for Prague, Budapest, Ankara and Moscow, as well as in the Nordic countries, says Andrew Meagher, director of

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