Ex-Johnston Press exec Dixon joins STV as CFO

Lindsay Dixon

Glasgow-based media firm STV Group plc said Lindsay Dixon joined STV as chief financial officer on Tuesday.

Dixon previously worked at Johnston Press, Deloitte, Weir Group and, most recently, William Grant & Sons.

STV stressed Dixon “has extensive M&A, investor relations and international experience.”

 “A chartered accountant with extensive commercial experience gained across a range of sectors covering the FTSE 100, 250 and large private companies, Lindsay Dixon joins from William Grant & Sons Limited where she holds the role of group financial controller,” said STV.

“Prior to this, she was group financial controller of The Weir Group plc. 

“In addition to her core financial responsibilities she has extensive M&A, investor relations and international experience.

“In her early stage career after qualifying at Deloitte, she held senior finance roles with Johnston Press Plc.”

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