South West publisher announces new MD

South West Media Group has named Andrew Blair as managing director.

South West Media Group is a division of Northcliffe Media which publishes dailies The Plymouth Herald, Western Morning News and Herald Express among other papers.

Blair, previously managing director of Gloucestershire Media, succeeds Duncan Currall, who is now deputy chairman.

Blair is succeeded by Sarah Irvine, who is also managing director of Northcliffe Media’s Somerset and Dorset division.

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