Thursday 17 August 2017

INM chief executive Robert Pitt appointed to board of company

INM chief executive Robert Pitt
INM chief executive Robert Pitt
Ailish O'Hora

Ailish O'Hora

INDEPENDENT News & Media has appointed its chief executive Robert Pitt to the board of the media company.

Mr Pitt (45) joined INM as group chief executive in September 2014.

Leslie Buckley, chairman at INM, welcomed Mr Pitt to the board today.

“The Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Pitt as a director of the company. 

"He has been with INM for almost 18 months and has successfully overseen a number of considerable changes in a continually challenging period for the business and for the news publishing sector as a whole.

"The company now looks forward to Robert’s added positive contribution at board level.”

Prior to joining INM, he held senior management roles in the retail sector in central Europe at Tesco and Lidl.

He is a graduate of UCD and is married with four children.

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