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Independent owner Evgeny Lebedev takes to Twitter again to announce new editor appointments

Independent owner Evgeny Lebedev took to Twitter on Monday morning to annunce the surprise appointments of Amol Rajan as editor of the Independent and Oly Duff as editor of sister title i.Rajan will take over the editorial role from Chris Blackhurst, who will continue as group content director across Lebedev's titles after less than two years in the role.Oly Duff moves from his executive editor of the Independent position to take the editor role at the i.It's not the first time Lebedev has used Twitter to make staff announcements; in April he announced the appointment of Lisa Markwell as editor of the Independent on Sunday, a move which he confirmed would be permanent alongside the latest shuffle.

Appointment: Amol Rajan has been named editor of the Independent

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