NLA Media Access is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian McCarthy as Chairman, with immediate effect. He succeeds Tim Brooks, who retired as Chairman in September.
Managing Director, Henry Jones said: “I’m delighted that Brian is taking on the Chairmanship of NLA at an exciting time for the business. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the industry, including direct experience of the NLA Board, which will be invaluable in hitting the ground running.”
Brian McCarthy commented: “I am looking forward to working with Henry and the team as the NLA continues to build on its strategy, driving value for publishers and supporting journalism.”
Brian has served on the NLA Board since 2012, representing regional newspaper publishers. NLA Media Access is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian McCarthy as Chairman, with immediate effect. He succeeds Tim Brooks, who retired as Chairman in September.
Brian McCarthy Biography
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Brian spent his early career with Arthur Andersen and Pearson Education, moving to Archant Regional newspaper division in 2004. In 2008 he joined the Archant Group Board as Finance Director and was later appointed COO, a role he stepped down from this year.
Brian has been a trustee and governor at Transforming Education in Norfolk, sat on the East of England Council of the CBI and has carried out a number of roles in the newspaper industry including the Regulatory Funding Company, and a number of committees at the News Media Association. He is also a non-Executive director of Norse Group, a services company owned by Norfolk County Council.