campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 01 December 1995 12:00AM
Charlotte Stockting, the first corporate sales and marketing director at
Conde Nast, has quit suddenly.
Stockting, who was previously the publisher at Elle, joined the company
two years ago in a newly created role. Her original brief was to
attract new business and develop group ad deals. The appointment was
seen at the time as a break with Conde Nast’s tradition of brand
In reality, Stockting’s role appears to have centred primarily on new
‘Two years in, I did not feel that the role had developed like those
which have developed at other magazine houses, notably the National
Magazine Company. I felt I would be stifled by staying at Conde Nast,
and needed to look outside,’ Stockting said.
Nicholas Coleridge, managing director at Conde Nast, said: ‘She did a
terrific job, but she felt like a change. She’d been handling new
business for us, and a couple of other projects. We both felt it was
time for her to move on.
‘We will be looking for a replacement in the new year. I can’t say yet
whether it will be a direct replacement, but we want someone to fulfil
that sort of role,’ Coleridge explained.
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