Richie Oakley has been appointed Editor and Chief Content Officer at the Sunday Business Post.

Mr Oakley was editor of The Times Ireland from the launch of a daily digital edition in the Irish market in 2015 until a month ago.  

He will formally start his new role in the middle of August.

Richie Oakley said he was excited to be joining The Business Post Media Group.

"The media market is changing rapidly and I believe The Business Post Media Group has a key role to play in shaping the future media market here," he added.