Siobhan Lennon unveiled as new Sunday Business Post CEO

Lennon has been Commercial Director of the publication for the past three years

13th December, 2016
Lennon takes up the role with immediate effect

Siobhan Lennon has been appointed chief executive of Sunrise Media - the new holding company for The Sunday Business Post and Cork-based printing business Webprint.

Lennon, who has vast experience in the media industry, has been the Commercial Director of the publication for the past three years.

She joined from media agency MEC, where she headed up MEC Access. Before that she worked with News International in a number of senior positions, including Group Client Service Director.

Lennon takes over the post with immediate effect.

In her new role she will oversee the continued development of all aspects of the recently merged businesses.

Lennon said: "I am very proud to have been appointed CEO of Sunrise Media incorporating The Sunday Business Post and Webprint.

"Both our publishing and printing businesses have won awards recently. We are profitable and I look forward to continuing working with an excellent team in delivering the next phase of the development of the business."

Chairman of Sunrise Media Conor Killeen welcomed Lennon’s appointment.

"As the Commercial Director since her return to The Sunday Business Post over three years ago, Siobhan, together with her colleagues, has delivered excellence, performance and leadership for the group," he said.

Killeen, who is CEO of Key Capital, the majority shareholder in Sunrise Media, added: "The work of our teams in Cork and Dublin in the past few months and years is making a significant positive difference to our readers and clients across the country and abroad.

"We have re-established ourselves as an important participant in fact gathering, interpretation and thought leadership in Ireland. We are impartial, reliable, truthful and independent. We have a balanced and progressive outlook, which everyone in the company contributes to.”

The board of Sunrise Media comprises Killeen, Lennon, Ian Kehoe (Editor of The Sunday Business Post), Donagh O’Doherty (MD of Webprint), Conor Moran (interim CFO of Sunrise Media) and Colin Morgan (Key Capital).

Michael Killeen, the chairman of CX and Marketing company Dialogue, and Professor Jane Ohlmeyer of Trinity College, Dublin are both non-executives members of the board.

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