Search

Archant boss in Newspaper Society role

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

A train flashes past the new barriers at the level crossing on Bridge Street in Brandon. Photograph Simon Parker

Network Rail has apologised after it was revealed that engineers have been called to a level crossing 88 times in less than three years since a sensor system was fitted.

Yesterday, 20:11
The fire was extinguished at 7.05pm by the three fire crews who attended.

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a fire at a Thetford home.

Yesterday, 15:38
Helen Ayers

A children’s hospice care assistant will be going above and beyond the call of duty for her work as she trains for a fitness fundraiser.

Yesterday, 13:15
The  Center Parcs business in the UK has been sold.

Britain’s five Center Parcs resorts, including Elveden Forest in Suffolk, have been sold to a Canadian investment firm in a deal thought to be worth more than £2.4billion.

Most Read

Yesterday, 20:11
The fire was extinguished at 7.05pm by the three fire crews who attended.

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a fire at a Thetford home.

Read more
A train flashes past the new barriers at the level crossing on Bridge Street in Brandon. Photograph Simon Parker

Network Rail has apologised after it was revealed that engineers have been called to a level crossing 88 times in less than three years since a sensor system was fitted.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:15
The  Center Parcs business in the UK has been sold.

Britain’s five Center Parcs resorts, including Elveden Forest in Suffolk, have been sold to a Canadian investment firm in a deal thought to be worth more than £2.4billion.

Read more
United Kingdom
Mon, 12:36

A man had his wallet and cash taken after being robbed by a group of men in Thetford.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:12
Thetford Police Cadets

A group of young cadet officers have proven they have a natural talent for police work after they helped find a missing man.

Read more
Norwich

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 10°C

Digital Edition

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