Andrew Brown, Chief Information Officer, EMEA
Andrew began his post Army career as a systems developer with Arthur Andersen before moving into publishing with Independent News and Media PLC in 1998 where he was responsible for implementing systems across the UK, integrating National and Regional Newspaper and Magazine titles as well as collaborating with sister titles in Ireland, South Africa and Australia. He held a number of roles before becoming Group IT Director in 2003 and Group Operations Director in 2009.
Andrew joined the Evening Standard as Group Operations Director in 2010 after a stint as CEO at Imprezzeo Pty, a Sydney based technology business. He was responsible for Technology, HR, Distribution, Circulation and a wide variety of disciplines involved in running the Evening Standard, The Independent and the local broadcasting TV Station ‘London Live’.
Andrew became CIO of Gorkana Group in 2014 and is working with Jeremy, the executive team and the wider Cision organization to make Gorkana and Cision a market leader in the provision of PR workflow solutions for PR professionals worldwide.