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The Printing Charity: Jon Wright and Steve Sibbald elected for a third term

Jon Wright and Steve Sibbald were unanimously elected Chairman and Deputy Chairman respectively of The Printing Charity for a third term at the Charity’s Annual General Meeting.

The AGM was held on 10 June at Southwood Court, Basildon, its sheltered home for people who have retired from the printing industry.

Jon Wright joined the Charity as a Trustee and Honorary Treasurer in 2004, becoming Chairman of the Investment Committee in 2007. A qualified accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, he started at the Financial Times in 1974 and worked his way up to Acting Finance Director. Since 2003, he has been the Finance Director of Pearson Global Real Estate.

Steve Sibbald joined the printing industry in 1971 as an apprentice hot metal compositor, was appointed FOC at the age of 24 and became a full-time Unite official the following year. He was a National, Regional and Branch Official of Unite, the GMPU and NGA for a total of 33 years, as well as having roles within Uni-Network International. A member of the Charity’s Council since 2005, he also leads its East Anglia Committee.

Stephen Gilbert, Chief Executive of The Printing Charity, says: “The Charity is fortunate to have a very dedicated Council of Trustees led by Jon and Steve for a third term working with us to achieve our goal of helping more people year-on-year.”