Mike is currently managing director for the company’s North East region and will now assume responsibility for all of Trinity Mirror’s regions.
Sarah is currently managing director of TM’s South West region and will retain her existing responsibilities in addition to her new role.
Said Mike: “I am delighted to be appointed and have this opportunity to look at how we can maximise the local print and digital advertising revenue across the group.
“We have a wonderful stable of brands, and the right people to take our regional titles from strength to strength. I have always had revenue at the forefront of everything I do, so I’m excited to get started and work closely with the team.”
Sarah added: “I’m delighted to be appointed regional commercial director as well as my existing responsibilities as regional managing director. I’m looking forward to supporting Mike Pennington as well as the senior management team across the group in driving commercial opportunities.”
Simon Fox, chief executive of Trinity Mirror, said: “Mike and Sarah are very well suited to these roles, and their appointments will bring more clarity and accountability to roles, speed up decision making, and improve our commercial performance.”