Sally Pirri

Vice President - Print Operations, The Globe and Mail, Canada

Sally Pirri brings extensive publishing experience to the role of Managing Director, Print Production at The Globe and Mail. Since joining The Globe and Mail, Pirri has held various operational roles in both Circulation and Advertising before moving into production management for newspapers and magazines. In 2002, Pirri was promoted to Director, Production, responsible for all Globe and Mail printed products. And later in 2017 to Managing Director, Print Production. In her tenure at The Globe and Mail, she has seen the newspaper through several redesigns, including the most ambitious redesign in the paper’s publishing history in 2010.

In her current role, Pirri oversees the production and printing of The Globe and Mail newspaper, Report on Business Magazine and Style Advisor Magazine, as well as building and maintaining relationships with the print partners across Canada, TC • Transcontinental Printing and Glacier Media. The Globe and Mail is printed in five print sites across Canada, and printed on industry leading hybrid printing presses.

In 2012 Pirri was one of only seven women, worldwide, to win the coveted Women of Distinction Award from OuputLinks Communications Group (Houston, Texas).

Pirri is actively involved with the World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers, WAN-IFRA, sharing her knowledge and successes with industry leaders and publishers, and currently sits on the World Printers Forum Board.

She also sits on the Ladies First Hockey Foundation Board. LFHF specifically supports the players of the Canadian National/Olympic Women’s Hockey, and supports the National Program’s development towards the overall sport of Canadian Women’s hockey. The Foundation is 100% volunteer governed.