Trinity Mirror plc
5 December 2011
Appointment of Non Executive Director and Chairman Designate
The Board of Trinity Mirror plc ("the Company") announce that they have today appointed Mr David Grigson as a non executive director and Chairman Designate with effect from 1st January 2012. Mr Grigson will become Chairman on 3rd August 2012 after the announcement of the Company's interim results. Sir Ian Gibson will retire as a director and as Chairman on that day.
Mr Grigson, a Chartered Accountant, was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Reuters Group plc and prior to that of EMAP plc. He is currently Chairman of Creston plc and a non executive director of Standard Life plc, and Ocado Group plc. He was previously a non executive director of Carphone Warehouse plc.
There are no disclosures to be made pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13R(1)-(6) of the Listing Rules.
The Nominations Committee led by the Senior Independent Director Gary Hoffman oversaw the search assisted by Egon Zehnder International before making a unanimous recommendation to the Board.
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