APN ARM northern executive general manager Simon Irwin with assistant general manager Phill LePetit.
APN ARM northern executive general manager Simon Irwin with assistant general manager Phill LePetit. Chris Ison Rokcmanager

Phill LePetit helps steer paper

AFTER 25 years in the newspaper industry, creating a newspaper out of a blank canvas each day still captures the imagination of The Morning Bulletin's newly promoted assistant general manager Phill LePetit.

Mr LePetit has been with The Morning Bulletin's parent company APN Australian Regional Media for five years.

Previously based in Warwick, Mr LePetit recently moved from advertising manager to take on increased responsibilities leading Capricornia Newspapers, which publishes The Bulletin, Capricorn Coast Mirror, Rockhampton Mirror and Rural Weekly.

His promotion comes after long-time general manager Simon Irwin joined the company's senior leadership team as northern executive general manager, now responsible for more than 20 different titles.

Mr LePetit said: "With the elevation of Simon to a more regional leadership role, it made sense to have someone on the ground in Rockhampton to ensure the local business keeps ticking over.

"It's a challenging role, having to keep the finger on the pulse of the advertising department, as well as an eye on the other departments.

"After so many years on the advertising side of the business, it's great to get to see beneath the surface of the other parts of the business.

"It still amazes me how we all work independently, but continue to get the newspaper out every day."

 



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