PMP NZ has appointed a new managing director, Simon Ellis.

New Zealand's largest commercial printing organisation, PMP has annual turnover of $150m and includes Gordon and Gotch magazine distribution.

Ellis has an extensive background in the printing industry and is currently chief executive of Beacon Media Group. Prior to this he held a number of roles with APN (now NZME) including Northern Regional Manager.

Ellis is currently the President of NZ Community Newspapers Association.