Trinity Mirror appoints Reuters man as new chairman

Trinity Mirror, publisher of the Daily Mirror, has appointed David Grigson, the former chief financial officer of Reuters, as its new chairman with effect from August 2012.

David Grigson: to succeed Sir Ian Gibson as Trinity Mirror chairman
David Grigson: to succeed Sir Ian Gibson as Trinity Mirror chairman

Trinity Mirror today (Monday) announced that Grigson has been appointed as non-executive director and chairman designate and will take up the post on 1 January.

He will then take up the chairman's role full-time on 3 August 2012.

Grigson will join a board that includes chief executive Sly Bailey, finance director Vijay Vaghela, and non-executive director Laura Wade-Grey, who is a key Marks & Spencer executive.

He will replace retiring chairman Sir Ian Gibson.

Grigson, a chartered accountant, was previously chief finance officer of Reuters and prior to that, he was at EMAP.

Currently, he is chairman of Creston, the communications group, and is a non-executive director of Standard Life and online retailer Ocado.

He was previously a non-executive director of Carphone Warehouse.

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