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Following the announcement of Mike Miram’s retirement from his position as Chief Executive Officer of NewstrAid, the trustees are pleased to announce that Neil Jagger has been appointed to the role, with effect from 13th September 2021.

Neil has enjoyed a long career in the newspaper industry working for national and regional titles and most recently for Reach Plc as Chief Operating Officer. He is also a former Chairman of ACE, has sat on the NMA Circulation Board and is currently Chairman of Newtrade Media. Neil joined the NewstrAid Trustee board fourteen years ago and was its chairman for two and half years.

Deputy Chair of trustees Richard Webb commented, “On behalf of the staff, trustees and beneficiaries of Newstraid, I would like to thank Mike for the splendid job he has done as CEO since 2018. All of our good wishes go with him. Following a thorough recruitment process, I am delighted that Neil has agreed to become CEO. His industry experience and deep knowledge of NewstrAid made him the ideal choice and I look forward to working closely with him.”

Neil Jagger added, “I am delighted to have been given this fantastic opportunity. NewstrAid is a charity that I have had very close associations with for many years and I look forward to working with its team and its many stakeholders. I would like to thank Mike Mirams for the great work he has done and I hope to build on his achievements in the coming years.”

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