Rebekah Brooks has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of News UK, News Corp have announced.
Robert Thomson, the Chief Executive of News Corp said:
Rebekah will lead a great team at News UK into the digital future, while maximising the influence and reach of our newspapers, which remain the most informative and successful in Britain and beyond.
“I am delighted to return to News UK. It is a privilege to be back amongst the most talented journalists and executives in the business,” said Ms. Brooks.
“I am confident that we can meet the many challenges of this digital age with a combination of cutting edge technologies and world class journalism."
News Corp announced the appointment of Ms Brooks alongside several other leadership changes at the company, with former Daily Telegraph editor Tony Gallagher appointed editor-in-chief of The Sun newspaper.
The current editor of The Sun, David Dinsmore, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, News Corp said.