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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 mont... more.
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John Fry to Succeed Tim Bowdler as Chief Executive | Johnston Press plc
John will take over from the current Chief Executive, Tim Bowdler, who is retiring in 2009 (as previously announced).
Tim was appointed Chief Executive of Johnston Press in 1997 having joined the Company in 1994 when he became Group Managing Director. 'I am extremely excited to be joining Johnston Press and relish the opportunity to build on the success of Tim Bowdler and his team. The company has a strong local media franchise covering large parts of the UK and Ireland which I look forward to developing in both print and digital formats' Tim Bowdler, Chief Executive of Johnston Press, comments: Tim Bowdler, Chief Executive 0131 225 3361
TMF: Cost cutting / Johnston Press plc
TIM BOWDLER appears poised to announce another round of cost cutting at Johnston Press as the chief executive of the group that owns titles including The Scotsman and Yorkshire Post outlines his plans to cope with a further downturn in advertising revenue.
Followers say that he is planning to shave a minimum of £15 million from group expenses in a programme that could involve closing some of its less profitable titles.
Miller Media Centre - Background Info - Biographies
Tim Bowdler CBE - Non-Executive Director
Appointed a Non-Executive Director in March 2004. He is Chief Executive of Johnston Press plc, a Non-Executive Director of The Press Association and Chairman of the Press Standards Board of Finance Ltd. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Johnston Press Plc - Management Team
Tim Bowdler Chief Executive Officer
Tim BowdlerTim Bowdler Tim joined the board in 2001.He is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.In advising the board, Tim draws on his experience of running an expanding and successful public company.The market capitalisation of Johnston Press, one of the UK's major regional newspaper publishers, has increased more than seven-fold since Tim joined the company in 1994 as Group Managing Director; he was appointed Chief Executive in 1997.He was previously Managing Director of Cape plc's building and architectural-products companies.Tim's career began in manufacturing: he trained as a production engineer before rising through a variety of managerial positions to general management.Beginning as a graduate management trainee at GKN Sankey Ltd, he went on to work for Tyzack & Partners Ltd, Chloride Group plc, Sandvik Ltd and RHP Bearings Ltd.Tim is a fellow of the RSA, a past president of the Newspaper Society and a member of its council, Chairman of the Press Standards Board of Finance Ltd and a non-executive director of the Press Association Ltd and the Miller Group Ltd.