Murdoch MacLennan has been Chief Executive of the Telegraph Media Group since October 2004.
He began his career as a graduate trainee at The Scotsman in Edinburgh. In 1982 he joined the Board of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail as Production Director, before taking senior positions in London with the Mirror Group and Express Newspapers.
He later returned to Scotland in the early nineties as Managing Director of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail before taking the position of Group Managing Director with Associated Newspapers in the mid-nineties. He was President of IFRA (the global technical association for newspapers) from 1997-2003 and is currently a vice president of the World Association of Newspapers. He is also Visiting Professor at the Business School at Glasgow University, a position he has held for the last eleven years.
Dinner at Downing Street with the Camerons
- See Powerbase page on Downing Street Dinner Guest List published by the government in March 2012
- Josh Halliday, Daily Telegraph publisher's chief attended Downing Street dinner, guardian.co.uk, 26 March 2012.
- Commission members, Commission on Scottish Devolution, accessed 26 March 2012.