Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum



Almar Latour CEO, Dow Jones and Publisher, The Wall Street Journal. Almar Latour is the global leader of the world’s foremost business media and financial information brands. As CEO, Almar has led Dow Jones through a period of sharp growth, transformation and realignment, accelerating the company’s consumer subscription revenues, and growing its business-to-business portfolio with the acquisitions of OPIS, Investors’ Business Daily, Chemical Market Analytics and assets from the Singapore Solar Exchange. Almar joined Dow Jones as a News Assistant and rose through the ranks, as a reporter covering technology and telecommunications; Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal; Editor in Chief of The Wall Street Journal in Asia; Executive Editor of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones worldwide; and Publisher of Barron’s Group and EVP of Dow Jones. He led the expansion of Barron’s Group business and luxury brands; oversaw two major redesigns of the Journal’s website; grew Dow Jones’ digital footprint in Asia; revamped The Chinese Wall Street Journal; and launched The Wall Street Journal in Japan.

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