Claire joined the Telegraph in June as Deputy CFO.
Claire has also been promoted to the Telegraph’s Executive Team reporting to Chief Executive Nick Hugh.
Claire takes over the role from Dominic Coles who has been interim CFO since October 2018, Dominic will continue to support Claire in an advisory capacity until he leaves the business at the end of his contract.
Claire joined from William Hill Plc where she was Deputy Group CFO. With extensive experience in the media and publishing sector, Claire was previously interim Group CFO at the Guardian Media Group and prior to this held the position of Group Finance Director.
Nick Hugh, Chief Executive, The Telegraph, said: “Claire has made a great impact in the short time that she has been here and brings with her a vast amount of experience. I look forward to working with her as a member of the Executive team. I would like to thank Dominic for his contribution over the last year as he has helped deliver our subscription-first strategy.”
Claire Pape, CFO, The Telegraph, said: “This is an exciting opportunity to work with Nick and his Executive team. I am delighted to be appointed CFO as the business continues to pursue its subscriptions strategy.”