In his new role, he will lead “a global team of journalists, bringing coverage of laptops, PCs, software, streaming services, current films and TV shows and more.”
Recently, he was senior editor for computing.
Hanson has been with the website for over 14 years. Previously, he held the posts of computing editor, How to editor and mobile and tablet writer.
He also served as deputy editor – Linux Format, reviews editor for PC Format, PC Plus, Windows: The Official Magazine and What Laptop at Future. There, he was also a staff writer, Windows: The Official Magazine.
Hanson has a B.A. from Bath Spa University.