CEO, Trinity Mirror Group
Simon Fox was appointed as Chief Executive of Trinity Mirror with effect from 10 September 2012.
He was previously Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of HMV UK and Ireland and before this he occupied the role of Chief Operating Officer for Kesa Electricals plc with responsibility for Comet in the UK, Kesa’s subsidiaries in Continental Europe and e-commerce developments.
Prior to his appointment as COO of Kesa, he was Managing Director of Comet, which he led through its demerger from Kingfisher. Prior to this he founded Office World, the UK’s first out-of-town office supplies retailer.
Simon began his career as a graduate trainee at Security Pacific Bank and thereafter worked at Boston Consulting Group and Sandhurst Marketing plc.
Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times
Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association
Former Ambassador & College Head
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government