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Data Explorers CEO Donal Smith appointed as non-executive director of Trinity Mirror


By Stephen Lepitak, -

February 10, 2012 | 1 min read

Donal Smith, CEO of data and software company Data Explorers has been appointed as a non-executive director of Trinity Mirror.

The appointment was agreed by the board after a search carried out by the newspaper publisher’s Nominations Committee, assisted by Egon Zender International, and will take effect from1 March.

Smith has also previously held a number of senior roles within Thomson Reuters such as president and COO of Thomson Financial, EMEA. He has also held the role of managing director of the Financial Times Electronic Publishing Division.

Smith joins as non-executive Laura Wade-Gery intends to depart after six years as a director on the board. She has recently joined the board of Marks & Spencers Group and will retire from Trinity Mirror on 10 May following the company’s AGM.

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