Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday it has appointed Michael Friedenberg as President of Reuters news and media operations, who previously served as Chief Executive of IDG Communications.

The information is in a statement by the corporation.

It stated that editorial content would continue to be led by Editor-In-Chief Stephen J. Adler, who would report to Friedenberg.

Friedenberg will join the company on Dec. 3 and report to Jim Smith, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Reuters, the statement added.