||Adrian Jeakings Chief Executive
Adrian Jeakings, 54, joined the Board as Finance Director in October 2002 and became Chief Executive in November 2008.
Adrian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and was Group Finance Director of The Stationery Office before joining Archant.
He is a graduate of Imperial College, London and worked briefly as an engineer before training as an accountant at BICC plc. After qualifying, he joined the instrumentation division of Schlumberger, where he was Finance Director of a number of business units based in France. Before joining The Stationery Office he was Director – Finance Europe for Dun & Bradstreet Inc.
Adrian is a Director of the PA Group Limited and is president of the Newspaper Society. He is also a governor of Norwich School.
Adrian chairs the pension committee.
||Brian McCarthy Finance Director
McCarthy, 50, joined the Board as Finance Director in November 2008.
Brian is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, having qualified with Arthur Andersen in Dublin and Cambridge, and joined Archant in January 2004 as Finance Director of Archant Regional.
Previously he worked as Finance Director of an environmental company and prior to that he held a series of senior finance roles in the English Language Division of Pearson Education.
He is also a Director of the Newspaper Licensing Agency and a Trustee of Transforming Education in Norfolk.
||Jonathan Hustler Director
Hustler, 57, managing director of Archant Anglia, joined the Board in January 2008, having served as a director of a number of other Archant companies during 24 years of service with the Group.
After graduating from Leeds University, he went to Unilever and started his media career with Anglia Television in 1983, then joining the East Anglian Daily Times in 1987. In 1995 he moved to Eastern Counties Newspapers Limited as Marketing Director, after which he served in a number of senior commercial roles before launching Archant Life in 2001 and managing its development through to 2011. In April 2011, he became MD of Archant Anglia.
Johnny is the UK director of the International Newspaper NewsMedia Marketing Association and sits on their Europeam board. He is also a governor of Norwich School.
||John Ellison Company Secretary
John Ellison, 61, was appointed Company Secretary
of ECNG in February 1996.