PA Images appoints new MD to oversee new era of growth

PA Images press release.

PA Images, the UK’s leading news, sport and entertainment image provider, has appointed Stephen Munday as Managing Director.

Stephen Munday, Managing Director of PA Images (right) with Andrew Dowsett, Chief Operating Officer at the Press Association ©Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Stephen Munday, Managing Director of PA Images (right) with Andrew Dowsett, Chief Operating Officer at the Press Association ©Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Stephen will be responsible for managing and growing one of the largest and prestigious images libraries in the UK. He joins from Getty Images where his career spanned over twenty years, including roles as Vice President of Commercial Operations and Vice President of Global Editorial Product Development. During his time at Getty, he played a key role in significantly growing Getty Images’ UK Editorial business.

Andrew Dowsett, Chief Operating Officer of PA Group, said: “I am delighted to welcome Stephen to the company at a time when the market demand for images and visual content has never been greater. Leveraging PA’s extensive archive together with our heritage in news, entertainment and sports photography, PA Images is well positioned for growth. Stephen has unrivalled experience in the commercial images market and under his leadership, PA images will look to expand the business, grow revenues and enter new markets.

Stephen Munday, new MD of PA Images, added: “PA Images is a fantastic business with enormous potential – I am thrilled to get started and lead the company through this exciting time. As a business, we are focused on growing the company, offering a more in-depth image archive and a more intuitive customer experience.

Stephen commences the role with immediate effect and will be based in Nottingham.

PA Images

PA Images is one of the largest, oldest and most prestigious image libraries in the UK. As part of the Press Association (PA), PA Images manages an archive of millions of images that stretches from Queen Victoria to Princess Charlotte, and sells around the globe. With more than 20 million images online, the archive is supported by a network of more than 50 international picture agencies and is updated daily with new content from picture desks around the world.

PA Group Limited

Headquartered in London, PA Group incorporates news, information and communications businesses which includes the Press Association, the national news agency of the UK and Ireland. The Group also encompasses TNR, a specialist communications consultancy; Globelynx, which provides TV-ready remotely monitored camera systems for corporate clients to connect with TV news broadcasters in the UK and worldwide; and Sticky Content, the UK’s leading digital copywriting and content strategy agency.