Kevin Beatty was appointed to the board of DMGT plc in 2004, having joined the Group in 1996. Prior to this, Kevin was managing director of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd, which at that time was part of Mirror Group plc. With the Group for 18 years, Kevin has been managing director of The Mail on Sunday; managing director of the Evening Standard and London Metro; chief operating officer of Associated New Media; and managing director of Northcliffe Newspapers. Kevin is now chief executive of dmg media, the consumer media operation of DMGT plc, which publishes the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, Mail Online, Mail Plus, and Metro digital editions, and includes Wowcher, a daily deals business. dmg media also has interests in Zoopla, the U.K.’s second largest property portal, the London Evening Standard, and Local World, a local media publisher. He is a board member of the NPA and represents the U.K. publishing industry on the board of WAN-IFRA. He is a non-executive director of the PA Group where he chairs the nominations committee and is a member of the remuneration committee.