Clear Channel Radio Sales has poached Sonia Simpson from Scottish &
Irish Radio Sales to run its third national spot advertising
Simpson, who was sales manager at Scottish & Irish Radio Sales for eight
years, takes on the newly created role of senior group business
CCRS is looking for four account managers and a host of account planners
to work within Simpson’s department.
Group business managers Mike Daly and David Saunders will continue to
run the two existing national sales divisions. Bruce Clayton, former
group business manager at Jazz FM and CCRS, left the company when the
new sales structure was announced.
The sales house is also on the verge of announcing the appointment of a
head of sponsorship and promotions for Jazz FM. The role was previously
held by Melissa Whitty, who left CCRS before its merger with Katz
The incoming recruit currently works in magazine publishing and has yet
to resign his or her position.
David Goffin, commercial director of CCRS, said: ’Simpson’s arrival
marks the third senior appointment to be made in recent weeks as CCRS
gears up to take on new business.’
In a separate move, CCRS has renewed its contract with
Wolverhampton-based station The Wolf 107.7.