Geraldine Allinson appointed as a non-executive director

London 26th March, 2015: PA Group, the parent company of multimedia news agency and digital content provider the Press Association (PA), has announced the appointment of Geraldine Allinson as a non-executive director.

Allinson is the Chairman of the KM Group, an independent, family-owned multimedia company serving the people and local communities of Kent and Medway, a past President of the Newspaper Society and a member of The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspapers Makers.

As a Kent Ambassador, she is also involved with not-for-profit organisations in history, the arts, education as well as being on the Kent fundraising board for the Kent, Sussex and Surrey Air Ambulance.

Clive Marshall, Chief Executive of PA, said: “We are delighted to welcome Geraldine Allinson to the PA Group board. As chairman of a business with operations across print, audio, video and local TV, she brings a wealth of experience and will be a major asset to PA.”

Geraldine Allinson added: “It is a great honour to sit on the board of PA Group. I am conscious of the immense challenges facing the industry and I look forward to working with the team to continue PA’s transformation to become the UK’s leading provider of multimedia content and services.”

Her appointment is effective immediately.