Associated Newspapers has appointed Matt Harrison to the new role of group projects director. He joins from Trinity Mirror, where he was sales director for its regional newspaper division.
He has been bought in to support the Evening Standard and will work closely with new managing director Andrew Mullins, who was previously general manager at Times Newspapers. He will also work on several undisclosed group-wide projects and will report to group managing director, Kevin Beatty. It is not clear when either Harrison or Mullins will take over their new roles.
Harrison, who was at Trinity Mirror for two years, worked across the circulation, distribution and marketing divisions during his time at the group. Prior to joining Trinity Mirror, Harrison held a variety of marketing and sales roles at Diageo.