Nick Falloon confirmed as Chairman upon the retirement of Roger Corbett

1 September 2015: 

Fairfax Media Limited [ASX:FXJ] today confirmed Mr Nick Falloon as its new Chairman upon the retirement from the board of Roger Corbett. 

Mr Corbett served as a Fairfax non-executive director for 12 years having joined the company’s board in 2003 and has been the company’s Chairman since 2009. 

Nick Falloon said: “It is an honour to take over from Roger and to Chair this important company. I have the greatest respect for the significant and what will be long lasting contributions Roger has made to the company. The board and I look forward to building on his great achievements.” 

Greg Hywood, Fairfax Media’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Roger is a man driven by values. Those values include press freedom, which came to the fore during his time as Chairman of the company. He is also of course an enormously successful business leader. We all thank him for his leadership over a very important time in the company's history.”