Johnston Press plc, one of the leading community media groups in the UK and Ireland, announces that John Fry, Chief Executive Officer, has notified the Board of his intention to step down from his role by March 2012, thereby providing sufficient time to facilitate a smooth handover to his successor. The process is now being started to find John's successor and a further announcement will be made at the appropriate time.
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John Fry, Chief Executive Officer
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Richard Oldworth/Suzanne Brocks/Christian Goodbody
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