Robin L. Quillon has been named President of Adams Publishing Group of Eastern North Carolina, effective April 1, 2019.
Quillon will also become publisher of The Daily Reflector in Greenville, North Carolina. Most recently, Quillon has been a CNHI senior vice president responsible for CNHI newspapers in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio, while also serving as publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News.
Quillon is succeeding Tim Holt, who will be retiring after more than 30 years as the leader of three daily newspapers—The Daily Reflector in Greenville, The Daily Advance in Elizabeth City and the Rocky Mount Telegram—along with nine non-daily paid-circulation newspapers, three non-subscriber products, several glossy magazines, more than a dozen digital websites and other products and a substantial offset and heat set commercial printing operation, all in eastern North Carolina.
Gregg Jones, executive vice president of Adams Publishing Group, said “We are very excited to have Robin Quillon join us to move the Eastern North Carolina group forward. He brings energy, passion and vast experience on the revenue and audience development side, along with over thirty achievement-filled years in the business.”Jones said.
“I loved the time I have spent in CNHI since 2008,” said Quillon. “But, once I talked to Gregg Jones, Carl Esposito, Mark Cohen and Mike Beatty, I knew APG would be a great fit for me going forward. This is an exciting new opportunity for me and, combined with the alignment of my values and the core principles of APG, I am truly excited to be joining the forward-leading Adams Publishing Group in these great Eastern North Carolina markets.”
Over his thirty-plus years in the newspaper business, Quillon has served as publisher, group publisher or advertising director for CNHI, Media General, Morris Communications, Worrell Newspapers and others.