Reuters has named Alessandra Galloni its Southern Europe bureau chief and enterprise editor-at-large. Galloni rejoins Reuters from The Wall Street Journal, where she has worked for the last 12 years. She most recently served as the Journal’s Italy bureau chief.

Galloni is succeeding Barry Moody, who has served as Southern Europe bureau chief since 2010. Moody’s next role hasn’t been announced yet.

Below is the note annoucning Galloni’s appointment, from Paul Ingrassia, managing editor of Reuters, and Michael Stott, Reuters’ editor of Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

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