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New MD at Derbyshire papers

Johnston Press has appointed its youngest managing director to head operations in North Derbyshire.

Nick Mills has taken on the role at Wilfred Edmunds Ltd, which includes the Derbyshire Times, Matlock Mercury and Buxton Advertiser.

Nick, (31), has worked for Johnston Press for the last 13 years, and was previously advertising director of Wilfred Edmunds.

He said: “I am delighted to have taken up the position of managing director.

“The fact that I have known the business for the last four years means I can take up the role with insight and understanding of both the business and the community’s needs.”

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