Indept. News & Media INM Paul Connolly Appointed to APN Board

  Indept. News & Media (INM) - Paul Connolly Appointed to APN Board

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Independent News & Media PLC
18 October 2012

                     Paul Connolly Appointed to APN Board

       Ticker: (Bloomberg) INM.ID/ INM.LN and (Reuters) INME.I/ INME.L

Dublin/London -  18 October  2012: APN  News  & Media  Ltd ['APN'],  in  which 
Independent News & Media PLC ['INM'] has a 29.5% shareholding, today announced
the Board has appointed  Mr Paul Connolly as  a Non-Executive Director of  the 

Mr Connolly is Chairman of Connolly Capital Limited, a Dublin based  corporate 
finance advisory firm focused on the telecom, media and technology sectors and
he is a Senior Adviser to Credit  Suisse. He currently serves on the Board  of 
Independent News & Media, Communicorp Group and Melita cable.

APN Chairman, Mr Peter Hunt said: "We are delighted Paul is joining the Board.
He brings extensive experience in the media and communication sectors."

Mr  Connolly  was  previously  a  Director  of  Esat  Telecom  plc,  an  Irish 
telecommunications  company,   and   a   Director  of   Digicel   Limited,   a 
telecommunications company with operations across 30 markets in the Caribbean,
Central America and  the Pacific in  which the major  shareholder is Mr  Denis 

Mr Connolly  holds a  Bachelor  of Commerce  degree and  is  a Fellow  of  The 
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

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