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APN ARM announces new CEO and Director of Sales and Operations

APN is proud to announce the appointment of Neil Monaghan as the new CEO for ARM. Neil has a long history with the company, first joining APN ARM in 2000 as the General Manager – Procurement. Since then, he has also worked as the Head of Global Procurement for Independent News & Media, one of the major shareholders of APN News and Media, in the UK, before returning to APN ARM in 2010 as the Group Operations & Procurement Director.

Mr. Monaghan believes there is a strong future in regional media and has confidence in ARM’s future. "We play an integral role in our regions, providing local news and information to our readers and an engaged audience to our advertisers, better than anyone in our markets and will continue to do so long into the future… There is no doubt the media landscape is changing, but as a company we are committed to adapting to those changes and delivering for the communities we serve.''

APN is also excited to announce the appointment of Simon Irwin to the newly created position Director - Sales & Operations. Simon has been with the company for 26 years and has newspaper publishing in his blood – with the Irwin family boasting four generations involved in the newspaper industry. During his time with APN ARM, Simon has held many positions throughout our regions including Northern Regional Manager and General Manager of the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin.