Jerry Bailey Steps Down From Dow Jones’ CFO Position


NEW YORK--In a surprising move, Jerry Bailey, a Dow Jones executive vice president and chief financial officer, will leave the company for personal family reasons. He will remain on a reduced schedule, but will leave when his successor is in place. Dow Jones is launching a search to recruit a new chief financial officer from outside the company.

Peter Kann, Dow Jones’ CEO, says, "I understand Jerry’s decision, and I understand the reasons for it. I greatly appreciate his agreement to remain,