Brian McCarthy will retire from the Board after eight years, including serving as interim Chairman for the past 12-months.
Marshall is currently CEO of PA Media Group, the parent company of PA, the national news agency for the UK and Ireland. Since taking up the role in February 2010, Clive has implemented a successful diversification strategy to reduce the Group’s reliance on the traditional media sector.
He was previously Chief Executive of the Australian Associated Press (AAP). With over 30 years of experience in the international media industry, he has held senior positions at several news organisations, including Canada’s CNW Group, Reed Elsevier Plc and Trinity Newspapers Limited.
Managing Director, Henry Jones said: “I’m delighted that Clive is taking on the Chairmanship of NLA. His knowledge of the industry, digital focus and track record will be of huge benefit to NLA at such an important time for the business”.
Clive Marshall commented: “I am looking forward to joining the team as the NLA continues to explore growth opportunities, driving value for publishers and supporting journalism.”
You can find out more about NLA media access in our Publishing Services Directory.