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Mr. Ian M. Russell CBE

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Johnston Press Digital Publishing

Orchard Brae House 30 Queensferry Road

Edinburgh, East lothian EH4 2HS

United Kingdom

Company Description

Johnston Press is one of the leading community media groups in the UK and Ireland with more than 5,200 people in 175 locations around the UK, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland. We publish 238 newspapers and 223 local websites, a stable of glossy ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chairman of Directors

HICL Infrastructure Company Limited

Chief Executive Officer

Scottish Power Ltd



Chief Executive Officer

Glasgow-headquartered ScottishPower


Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

Secretary of State
Work & Pensions

Chairman of the Audit Committee
independentNon-Executive Directorand

The Russell Commission


BCom degrees


Bachelor of Commerce

University of Edinburgh

Web References (191 Total References)

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Ian Russell, Chairman, Johnston Press plc

Financial sector

Board Appointment | Johnston Press plc [cached]

Ian Russell, Chairman of Johnston Press, commented:

'Camilla has had an enormously successful career in our industry, rising to the most senior levels of News International. I am delighted that she is to join our Board and I am confident that her very considerable media experience will benefit Johnston Press and further strengthen the Board.'
Ian Russell, Chairman 0131 225 3361
Buchanan Communications

Corporate Governance Report | Johnston Press plc [cached]

Ian Russell served as Non-Executive Chairman throughout the year.

Throughout 2012, the Nomination Committee was chaired by Ian Russell, the Remuneration Committee by Geoff Iddison and the Audit Committee by Mark Pain.
Ian Russell
The Nomination Committee and Ian Russell as Chairman have, following the formal evaluation process described above, considered the performance of each of the Directors who wish to stand for re-election at the 2013 Annual General Meeting and are satisfied that those individuals' performance continue to be effective and that they have demonstrated a clear commitment to their roles.
Separately during the course of the year, the Non-Executive Directors met without Ian Russell to review his performance as Chairman and were satisfied that he continues to be effective and has demonstrated an on-going commitment to the role.

Board Changes | Johnston Press plc [cached]

Ian Russell, Chairman of Johnston Press, commented:

Ian Russell, Chairman

Appointment of Non-Executive Director - BPI Polythene [cached]

British Polythene Industries PLC ("BPI") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Russell (58) as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and as Chairman of the Audit Committee with effect from 1 July 2011.

Ian is Chairman of Johnston Press Plc, Advance Power AG and of Remploy Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of The Mercantile Investment Trust plc and British Assets plc. He is adviser to Clyde Bergemann Power Group and Chairman of the campaigning board for the University of Edinburgh and was previously Chief Executive of Scottish Power plc. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Ian has had a career in finance working for companies such as HSBC, Mars Limited and KPMG.
"I am delighted to welcome Ian to the Board.

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