GMG announce new CEO
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GMG announce new CEO

Carolyn McCall has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Guardian Media Group plc. She will succeed Sir Robert Phillis, who retires at the end of July. Carolyn McCall is currently Chief Executive of Guardian Newspapers Limited, GMG’s national newspaper division. She is also a non-executive Director of Tesco plc and Chair of Opportunity Now.

Paul Myners, Chairman of GMG, said: “Carolyn has a brilliant track record in running our national newspapers, and has a very clear and compelling vision for the future growth and strategy of the Group.”

Sir Robert Phillis, current Chief Executive of GMG, said: “This is a first class appointment. Carolyn’s drive, energy and understanding will ensure continuing success for GMG in the digital age. She has my total support.”

Carolyn McCall said: “I am delighted to be taking on this role at such an important period in GMG’s history. With its powerful media brands and strong financial position, GMG is well placed to take advantage of all the digital and other opportunities that are being created by the enormous changes in the media market.”

Carolyn McCall will take up her new role on 1st August 2006. Sir Robert Phillis will remain a member of the GMG Board as a non-executive director. McCall has also been invited to join the board of the Scott Trust, owner of GMG. The Scott Trust board is limited to 10 people.

Last week GMG announced they are to sell a minority shareholding in Trader Media Group, publishers of AutoTrader. GMG Radio Division also hit the radio headlines last week by dropping from Sky.

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