UTV MEDIA PLC: UTV Media plc Appoints Two Non-Executive Directors
21 November 2012
UTV Media plc appoints two Non-Executive Directors to its Board
The Board of UTV Media plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Anson
(48) and Coline McConville (48) as Non-Executive Directors with immediate
Andy Anson has significant experience in the media and sports sectors,
including previous roles as CEO of England 2018, England's bid to bring the
FIFA World Cup™ to England; CEO of ATP Europe; Commercial Director and Board
member of Manchester United plc; Managing Director of Channel 4 Interactive and
Head of Strategy for Channel 4 TV and Director of Finance and Planning for the
Consumer Products business of The Walt Disney Company.
He is currently CEO of Kitbag, one of Europe's leading online sports retailers,
and a Non-Executive Director of the British Olympic Association.
Coline McConville is a former European Chief Executive of Clear Channel
International, an outdoor advertising company, which she helped build in to a
global business spanning 58 countries with a $1.5bn turnover. Prior to this,
she worked for McKinsey, the strategic consulting company. She is a Baker
Scholar from Harvard Business School.
Coline is an experienced Non-Executive Director and currently sits on the
Boards of TUI Travel plc and Wembley National Stadium. She previously served on
the boards of Halifax, latterly HBOS plc, and Shed Media plc, the independent
TV production company.
These appointments, together with that of Stephen Kirkpatrick, mean that the
UTV Media plc Board is now fully compliant with the principles of the UK
Richard Huntingford, Chairman of UTV Media plc, said:
"I am delighted to welcome Andy and Coline to the UTV Media plc Board. Each
bring highly relevant, different yet complementary skills and experiences to
the Board which will be of great value as we continue to grow our
market-leading businesses in the UK, Ireland and selectively around the world."
For further information contact Orla McKibbin, Head of Communications, UTV
Media plc on Tel: +44 (0) 28 9026 2188
-0- Nov/21/2012 10:29 GMT
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