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Appointment of Lisa Markwell as editor of Independent on Sunday announced by owner via Twitter

The appointment of Lisa Markwell as editor of the Independent on Sunday, a move from her current role as executive editor of The Independent and the i, has been announced by the newspaper's owner via Twitter.

Evgeny Lebedev informed Twitter users of the news on Friday afternoon, noting that Markwell is one of two female editors, alongside the London Evening Standard's Sarah Sands.

Other titles Markwell has worked for include Condé Naste, Easy Living and the Sunday Times magazine.

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