Search

Archant boss in Newspaper Society role

PUBLISHED: 16:01 30 June 2012

Archant chief executive Adrian Jeakings is to become the next Newspaper Society president

Archant chief executive Adrian Jeakings is to become the next Newspaper Society president

Archant © 2011

Adrian Jeakings, chief executive of Archant, publisher of the EDP, is set to become president of the Newspaper Society.

Mr Jeakings, who succeeds Geraldine Allinson, chairman of the KM Group, in the role from tomorrow, said: “The Newspaper Society plays an invaluable role in promoting the unique strengths and qualities of our industry, through initiatives such as the immensely successful Local Business Accelerators campaign, and I look forward to continuing this good work over the coming year.

“I would like to thank Geraldine for all the excellent work she has done to promote the important work of local newspapers across the UK.”

Mr Jeakings joined the Archant board as finance director in October 2002 and became chief executive in November 2008. A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and was group finance director of the Stationery Office before joining Archant.

He is a graduate of Imperial College, London, and worked briefly as an engineer before training as an accountant at BICC plc. He is a director of the PA Group Limited and sits on the board of the NS. He is a governor of Norwich School and a member of the audit committee of the University of East Anglia.

Other news

08:35

People desperate for help from a Norfolk charity have had to be turned away because of a ‘perfect storm’ of funding cuts and a shortage of volunteers.

Yesterday, 18:00

Three friends are running marathons to raise money for a charity that provides support for renal patients in Norfolk.

Yesterday, 17:30

The East of England is set for bank holiday scorcher this weekend with temperatures predicted to soar up to 27 degrees.

Yesterday, 16:54

Strumpshaw Steam Rally fires up for its 25th anniversary, Dad’s Army invade North Norfolk Railway, there is two-wheel fun at Holkham and Sandingham, plus fireworks, country fairs, retro computer games and more for all the family.

Most Read

Yesterday, 13:59

Police are appealling for information after an arson attack on a car in Thetford.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:54

Strumpshaw Steam Rally fires up for its 25th anniversary, Dad’s Army invade North Norfolk Railway, there is two-wheel fun at Holkham and Sandingham, plus fireworks, country fairs, retro computer games and more for all the family.

Read more
Dad's Army
Yesterday, 18:00

Three friends are running marathons to raise money for a charity that provides support for renal patients in Norfolk.

Read more
Paris
Yesterday, 08:47

Four horses which have been illegally left on a common, known for its rare plant species, should be rehomed by next week as the site prepares for the next stage of a conservation project.

Read more
Thetford Town Council
08:35

People desperate for help from a Norfolk charity have had to be turned away because of a ‘perfect storm’ of funding cuts and a shortage of volunteers.

Read more
North Walsham

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 16°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter