Watson to Move from Menzies to Transport Group

A former managing director of Trinity Mirror’s national titles division (which includes the Daily Record and Sunday Mail) has moved from newspaper and magazines wholesalers, John Menzies plc.

Ellis Watson has been appointed to the board of transport giant, FirstGroup plc, in a marketing and commercial development role. He has been with Menzies for four years, and is being succeeded as managing director of its distribution division by current commercial director, David McIntosh.

Only last month, Menzies announced it had secured an enhanced distribution contract with Trinity Mirror, worth £200 million a year.

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