INDEPENDENT News & Media (INM) has appointed David Harrison as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Mr Harrison is chief executive of Intuition Publishing Limited.
Intuition is the largest provider of specialised online education and knowledge management products to the investment banking and financial markets sectors.
He is also non-executive chairman of GOS Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of Rapt Holdings Limited.
Mr Harrison is a nominee of Dermot Desmond, who holds 6.36pc of INM.
Mr Harrison is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and completed the Leadership 4 Growth Chief Executive Programme with Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
He was chief financial officer of Intuition Publishing Group from 1998 to 1999 and prior to that he held a senior management position with Irish Food Processors from 1994 to 1998.
He had previously trained in public practice with BDO Simpson Xavier.